Zen Technologies Limited, India’s leading developer of defence training simulators, donated a Driving Simulator to The Art of Living International Centre at Bangalore where its Sri Sri Driving Institute is training unemployed youth.
His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, Founder, The Art of Living International Centre, inaugurated the Driving Simulator at Sri Sri Kaushal Vikas Kendra Skills Training Centre.
Commenting on the association, Mr. Ashok Atluri, Managing Director, Zen Technologies Limited, said “We are excited to partner with The Art of Living International Centre and it is our privilege to equip the youth with new skill sets through Zen’s Driving Simulator. Zen's simulators are designed, developed and manufactured in India in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' policy and his desire to see native technology benefit the under-privileged Indians.”
SSRDP trustee Niranjan Rao said: “The Art of Living is involved in skills and personality development to create an employable workforce. Courses in Yoga, Pranayam and Sudarshan Kriya help increase awareness levels, alertness, improve reflexes and reduce stress levels. At the driving centre, we teach soft skills, driver etiquette and emphasize on road safety. On the Driving Simulator, the students can train in a safe environment and then progresses to real car driving. Such tools enhance training value and help keep the roads safer.”
Niranjan Rao, SSRDP Trustee said, “At The Art of Living we provide skills and personality development training to create an employable work force; Courses in Yoga, Pranayam and Sudarshan Kriya help increase awareness levels, alertness, improve reflexes and reduce stress levels. At our driving centre, we will teach them soft skills, driver etiquette and emphasize on road safety. Such tools can enhance customer care and keep the roads safer. With the introduction of a Driver Simulator, the students train in a safe environment to develop basic skills and then progresses to real car driving".
The inaugural function was attended by Mr. Ashok Atluri, Chairman and Managing Director of Zen Technologies, Commodore Sarvotham Rao, Chairman of Vyakti Vikas Kendra India (VVKI) and the trustees of The Art of Living.
Founded in 1981, The Art of Living is an educational and humanitarian movement engaged in stress-management and service initiatives. The organization operates in 152 countries and has touched the lives of over 370 million people. The programs are guided by Sri Sri's philosophy of peace: "Unless we have a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, we cannot achieve world peace." To help individuals get rid of stress and experience inner peace, The Art of Living offers stress elimination programs which include breathing techniques, meditation and yoga. These programs have helped millions around the world to overcome stress, depression and violent tendencies. For further information, please visit https://www.artofliving.org/in-en