About PREF

Pradeep Richa Educare Foundation (PREF), a social non-profit organization, based in Delhi and a CSR initiative of REPL, is a well-known consultancy company in the real estate sector. PREF was founded on November 30, 2010 with the motive of making contribution to the development of human resource in our country. The aim of the organisation is to act as guide to students and develop them as an important asset to the nation in future.

Mr. Nelson Mandela former President of South Africa once said “No country can really develop unless their citizens are educated. Only the educated are free”. We at Pradeep Richa Educare Foundation believe that education is the key to unlock a country’s potential for growth; it is an investment in our future. The impact of investment in education is profound as education results in raising income, improving health, promoting gender equality, and reducing poverty and thus leads to overall development of the society and country. Education also helps in skill development of job seekers which in turn aides in making them employable.

The founder directors of the organisation are motivated by their desire to contribute to the community. It is their belief that knowledge which comes through good education empowers and is a source of positive change having lasting effect Pradeep Richa Educare Foundation is registered under Section 25 of the Companies act, 1956. The registered office of the foundation is situated in the National Capital territory of Delhi. Presently the programmes carried out by the organisation are catering to the beneficiaries from the city and district of Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

News & Events

June’2018

• ‘First Internal Assessment’ held for class 12 at Allahabad.

• 10 days tutorial Class on ‘English Grammar’ held for class 12 for preparation of Board Exam under Scholarship programme.

May’2018

• PREF conducted a training workshop with Principal and Teachers on ‘Leadership ' in Allahabad on 26th May’2018. 14 Schools of UP Board were participated.

• PREF face to face mentoring session organized on ‘Career Counselling’ for our selected scholars at Allahabad with students & their parents.

• 10 days ‘Tutorial Class’ held for class 12 for preparation of Board Exam under Scholarship programme.

April’18

• One of our PREF scholar has secured 1st positon in his school and 3rd position in Uttar Pradesh state under the Scholarship Programme in 12th Board Examination,2018.

• Congratulations to all students under Scholarship programme for the outstanding performance in the 12th Board Examination’2018

March’18

• Third ‘Internal Assessment’ held for class 11 at Allahabad.

February’18

• PREF organized online ‘Spoken English’ Course on Listing Skill, Speaking, Practice and Reading exercise for Post-Graduation students in Mathematics M.A & M.Sc. of University of Allahabad and Std 11th & 12th.
• PREF organized ‘Mentoring Session’ through webinar for class 11 scholars where the activities were taken up to provide opportunities for improving individual decision-making & time management skills and positives activities through assignments & planned learning experiences are encouraged.
• Second ‘Internal Assessment’ held for class 11 at Allahabad.

January’18

• PREF organized online certificate Course on ‘Spoken English’ for Post-Graduation students in Mathematics M.A & M.Sc. of University of Allahabad which includes:
⎫ Video based interactive scenarios that make learning a pleasurable experience.
⎫ LIVE trainer sessions
• 10 days ‘Tutorial Class’ held for class 11 for preparation of School Exam under Scholarship programme.
• PREF organized 10 days ‘Basic Computer Course’ with certificates for class 11.
• PREF organized ‘Mentoring Session’ through webinar for class 11 with the purpose of helping the selected students to improve his/her communication skill, language skill & to determine his/her career roadmap. This will help in keeping track of students’ progress and hand hold the student through his/her examinations, tutorials etc.

December’17

• PREF organized a workshop on ‘PD & Life Skills’ for selected students of class 11 at Allahabad. 31 students were participated in this workshop. The workshop involves the process of participatory learning using 3 basic components: 1. Practical activities 2. Feedback and reflections 3. Practical application to day to day life challenges • PREF organized ‘Career Counselling’ session through webinar for Post gradation students in Mathematics.. • ‘First Internal Assessment’ held for class 11 at Allahabad.

November’17

• Workshop organized on ‘PD & Life Skills’ for selected students of class 11 at Allahabad. 31 students were participated in this workshop.
• ‘Career Counselling’ session organized through webinar for selected scholars of P.N.Misra Post Graduation merit scholarship.
• ‘Mentoring Session’ organized through webinar for selected students of class 11 with the purpose of helping them to improve their communication skill, language skill & to determine their career roadmap.
• ‘First Internal Assessment’ held for class 11 at Allahabad.

October’17

• Selected students of class 11 for academic year 2017-2019 appeared for ‘Psychometric Test’ for assessing their preference & aptitude for selection of career.
• ‘Mentoring Session’ organized through webinar for selected students of class 11.
• ‘Second Internal Assessment’ held for class 12 at Allahabad.

September’17
• 14 students of class 11th for academic year 2016-17 selected for ‘class 11th & 12th scholarship’ from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
• 2 meritorious students of class 9th to 12th each of M.P. Intercollege in Bampur Village in Allahabad district selected for ‘P.N Misra & Gyanwati Misra Merit Scholarship’.
• ‘P.N. Misra Post Graduation Merit Scholarship’ awarded top 2 performers of PG students in Mathematics M.A & M.Sc. of University of Allahabad.
• ‘Orientation session’ conducted with selected students and their parents under the scholarship programmes selection at Science Faculty, University of Allahabad. Parents and students were apprized about the activities which will help in academic improvement and personality development of the students.
• PREF gave ‘Offer Letter’ to all selected candidates.
• ‘Field Visit’ organised for the candidates of Beauty and Skin Care Course.
• ‘External Assessment’ examination held for the beneficiaries of Retail & Mobile Repairing Trade at PREF Swavlamban Training centre, Allahabad.
August’17

• ‘Interview session’ conducted for students selected through written examination for the scholarship programme’s selection on 11th August’2017 in Allahabad.
• ‘Book gifted’ to all students appearing for Pratibha Khoj Examination on 11th August’2017.
• ‘Pratibha Khoj Written Examination’ conducted for the selection of students for Scholarship programme on 30th July’ 2017. 724 students from various schools in Allahabad participate.
• PREF gave ‘Participation certificates’ to all candidates.
• Cricket match on 9th August’2017 between the Retail & Sales trade and Mobile Repairing trade beneficiaries was organised. The Mobile Repairing team won the Cricket match.
• PREF organized theory session on ‘SWOT analyses’ with the beneficiaries of Retail.
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing on ‘Basic Meditation Techniques’ by Sandeep Maheswari for achieving respective goals’.
July’17
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing on ‘Time Management’.
• Vocational training programmes on ‘Retail & Sales and Mobile repairing’ course for registered candidates begins at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block from 1st July’16. Apart from trade related training effort is made to enhance the candidate’s soft skills and personality by imparting extracurricular activity in the curriculum together with linking them to job providers in the organized sector and providing required assistance.

June’17

• Celebrated ‘World Yoga Day’ at Swavlamban Training Centre, Allahabad on 21st June 2017 at Swavlamban centre, Karchana.
• PREF organized audio-video session for Retail beneficiaries on ‘4P’s of Marketing’ at Swavlamban training centre on 19th June 2017.
• Scholarship Students ‘Get-together’ organised on 9th June’ 2016 at Ajay International Hotel, Allahabad.
• PREF organized ‘Pradhan’s Meeting’ with PREF Staff and beneficiaries of Skill Development Programme’ at our Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana in Allahabad.
• Celebrated ‘World Environment Day’ at Swavlamban Training Centre, Allahabad on. 5th June’2017.
• Candidates counselled for vacancies and ‘Interview Preparation’ through the community based Programme on ‘Career Counselling for Rural Jobseekers’ in Karchana block, Allahabad.

May’17

• Orientation Session begins new batch of ‘Beauty & Skin Care’ programme at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block.
• Students were guided on ‘how to prepare Resume’ and what are the key points should be mentioned in a good resume. A basic format of resume was also given to the beneficiaries.
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing on ‘Ray of Hope’ for achieving respective goals’.

April’17

• ‘Mobilization & Screening process’ begins for the Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing trades at Karchana block, Allahabad.
• ‘Second Internal Assessment’ held for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 18th March.
• ‘Interview preparation’ sessions organised at Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries of Retail & Mobile Repairing trades.
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing on ‘Smart work & Time Management’.
• Celebrated ‘International Women day’ on 8th March’2017at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.
• ‘External Assessment’ held for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 2nd April.

March’17

• Celebrated ‘Holi Festival’ at PREF Head Office, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
• PREF successfully organised ‘Career Fair’ with Saral Rozgar, a Mahindra Group initiative on 3rd March’2017 at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana in Allahabad to connect the registered candidates with job opportunities.500 jobseekers participated in this Job Fair.
February’17

• Mobilization & Screening process begins for the upcoming Job Fair at Karchana block, Allahabad.
• Group Discussion session organised at the Swavlamban Training Centre, Allahabad on the topic of “Demonetization”.
• Celebrated ‘International Development Week’ at Swavlamban Training Centre, Allahabad on 1st Feb 2017.
• ‘Assessment’ for PREF scholars of class 11th & 12th held.
• ‘Interview preparation sessions’ organised at Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries of ‘Basic Computer & PD’ to help them to understand and give their best in the interviews.
• ‘Practical classes’ were organized for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales trade of Second batch to help then in understanding about the environment of the Retail Mall, Customer Relation and practical knowledge about salesmanship.
• PowerPoint Presentation session organized for the beneficiaries of Mobile Repairing Trade on ‘Personality Development & organizational behaviour’.
• New batch of Vocational Training program on ‘Beauty & Skin Care’ programme begins at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block.
• ‘Interview Preparation’ session organised at Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries of ‘Basic Computer & PD’ to help them to understand and give their best in the interviews.
• ‘Resume Preparation’ session conducted at PREF Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing.
January’17

• Celebrated ‘Republic Day’ at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.
• ‘Cricket match’ on 21st January’2017 between the Retail & Sales trade and Mobile Repairing trade beneficiaries was organised. The Mobile Repairing team won the Cricket match.
• ‘Internal Assessment’ held for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 17th January .The main aim of organizing the test was to analyse the interest level, class performance, understanding and learning level of the beneficiaries.
• Celebrated ‘Swami Vivekananda’s birthday’ and the ‘National Youth Day’ on 12th of January 2017.PREF team organized a session on the “Ideas and Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda” to inspire the youth Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.
• PREF organized ‘Tutorial Classes’ for a week for scholars of Std 11th for preparation of Board Exam under Scholarship programme.
• ‘Computer Classes’ was organized for a week for scholars of Std 11th for preparation of Board Exam under Scholarship programme.
• ‘Field Visit’ organised for the candidates of Beauty and Skin Care Course.
• New batches started in Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing domains at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.

December’16

• ‘Career Counselling’ was organized sessions under Scholarship programme to guide & empower of Std 11th and pursuing graduate candidates through different webinars.
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for Beauty & Skin Care students on 23rd Dec’2016 on Financial Management.
• PREF organized UP ‘Board Examination Preparation’ session for our scholarship students of class 12th.
• Beauty parlours set-up by students trained under the ‘Beauty & Skin Care’ training programme from Karchana Block, Allahabad,.

November’16
• Celebrated PREF’s Foundation Day on 30th Nov’2016 at PREF’s at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.
• ‘Resume preparation session’ conducted at PREF Swavlamban Training centre with the beneficiaries of Retail & Mobile Repairing students.
• Two of our candidates from Karchana Block, Allahabad of ‘Beauty & Skin Care’ training programme have set up their own Beauty Parlour.
• Group Discussion organized for the beneficiaries of the Retail & Sales trade on “The Role of computers”.
• Group Discussion organized on for the beneficiaries of the Mobile Repairing trade on “Advantages & disadvantages of Television”.

October’16
• Celebrated ‘Diwali’ 29th Oct’2016 at PREF’s Delhi Head Office.
• ‘Mock Interview Session’ organized on 25th Oct’16 for our beneficiaries of Retail & Mobile Repairing.
• ‘Second Internal Assessment’ Examination held for the beneficiaries of Retail & Mobile Repairing Trade at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 14th Oct’16.
• On 8th October a ‘Cricket Match’ was organised between Mobile Repairing and Retail & Sales beneficiaries. Mobile Repairing team won the match.
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for Retail & Mobile Repairing students on 4th Oct’2016 on Career Building and Personality Development.
• 15 students of class 11th for academic year 2016-17 selected for scholarship from Kaushambi, Allahabad, Pratapgarh and Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh.

September’16

• Internal Assessment held for the beneficiaries at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 12th of Sept’2016. The main aim of organizing the test was to analyse the interest level, class performance, understanding and learning level of the beneficiaries.
• ‘Exposure visit’ organized at Micromax mobile service Centre in Allahabad with our beneficiaries of Mobile Repairing trade.
• Celebrated ‘Teachers Day’ on 5th September’16 at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad with our beneficiaries.
• New batch of Vocational Training programme on 'Beauty & Skincare Programme’ begins at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block.
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for Retail & Mobile Repairing students on 3rd Sept’2016 by Associate Professor Mr. Ranjan Misra, University of Pondicherry in soft skills & customer handling.

August’16
• Quiz competition was organized between the beneficiaries of both trade-Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing on Sports, Culture, General Knowledge and Current Affairs on 19th August’16 at our training centre.
• Celebrated ‘Independence Day’ at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad with beneficiaries of Retail & Sales, Mobile Repairing and BPO.
• Celebrated ‘International Youth Day’ at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad on 12th August’16 with Retail & Sales and Mobile Repairing beneficiaries.
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Industrial Electrical on “Smart Work & Time Management”.
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for Retail & Mobile Repairing students on 5th August’2016 by Mr. Adarsh Mishra (Development Officer) in LIC.

July’16
• ‘Screening & interview’ sessions for new batch in BPO domain is held at PREF Swavlamban Training centre for academic year 2016-2017 begins.
• Selection process of class 11th & 12th Scholarship for academic year 2016-2017.
• ‘Basic Computer & Personality development’ (PD) course for female candidates begins at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block from 1st July’16.
June’16
• Celebrated ‘Anti - Drugs Day’ at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block.
• ‘Interview preparation sessions’ organised at PREF Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries of BPO to help the beneficiaries to understand and give their best in the interviews.
• PREF organized ‘Pradhan’s Meeting’ with PREF Staff and beneficiaries of Skill Development Programme’ at our Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana in Allahabad on 9th June’2016.
• ‘Scholarship Students Get-together’ organised on 9th June’ 2016 at Ajay International Hotel, Allahabad.
• Counselling session organised with BPO beneficiaries to guide and motivate them for skill development, placement opportunities in & around Allahabad and facilities offered by the companies during the placement.
• Vocational training programmes on ‘Retail & Sales and Mobile repairing’ course for registered candidates begins at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block from 1st July’16.
• Candidates counselled for vacancies and interview preparation through the community based Programme on ‘Career Counselling for Rural Jobseekers’ held in various villages of Karchana block, Allahabad in Karchana block, Allahabad.
• PREF scholars give outstanding performance in the U.P.Board Exam (Class 12th examination).
May’16

• Celebrated ‘World No Tobacco Day’ at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad on 31st May’2016 with BPO beneficiaries.
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for BPO students on 14th May’2016 by Mr Varun Tripathy, Sales & marketing Manager, Coal India Ltd.
• PREF organized audio-video session on ‘National Technology day’ at Swavlamban training centre on 11th May’2016.

April’16

• Launched community based programme on ‘Career Counselling for Rural Jobseekers’ in Karchana block,Allahabad.
• Video session organized for BPO beneficiaries on ‘Anti-child Labour Day’ at Swavlamban training centre on 30th’April, 2016.
• Video session organized on ‘world Earth Day’ at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad on 22nd’April, 2016.
• Celebrated ‘Fire Service Week’ on 14th’April’2016 at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.
• Celebrated ‘World Health day’ on 7th ‘April, 2016 at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.
March’16
• Guest Lecturer organized at our Swavlamban Training centre for Beauty & Skin Care students on 22nd March by beautician Anita Saroj.
• PREF team organized a presentation on “Key Performance Indicator” for retail students at our training centre on 18th March.
• TOT sessions organized for our Employees on ‘Career Counselling for Rural Jobseekers’ with MANAS Foundation at Delhi office.
• Celebrated 'International women Day' at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana block on 8th March.
• Motivational video was shown to our beneficiaries of both trade - Retail & Sales and Industrial Electrical on “From Illusion to reality” on 5th March.
• Quiz competition was organized between the beneficiaries of both trade-Retail & Sales and Industrial Electrical on Sports, Culture, General Knowledge and Current Affairs on 4th March at our training centre.
• Celebrated ‘Human Beings Week’ on 1st March at Swavlamban training centre, Allahabad.

February’16

• Video session organized for electrical beneficiaries on ‘TRANSFORMERS’.
• Group presentation was given by beneficiaries of Retails Trade on “Visual Merchandising”.
• On 5th February a cricket match was organised between Industrial Electrical and Retail & Sales beneficiaries. Industrial Electrical team won the match and Mr. Manjeet Sahoo was awarded as the Man of the Match.
• PowerPoint Presentation organized for the beneficiaries of Retail & Sales Trade on “Retail and Sales Marketing”.
• Group Discussion organized on 3rd February for the beneficiaries of the Retail & Sales trade on “The Role of computers”.

January’16
• Video session organized for our electrical students on ‘Electrical Supply system’ on 30th January.
• Video session organized on “4P’s Of Marketing for retail & Sales students on 29thJanuary.
• Motivational video organized on ‘Steps to achieve goal’ for students of Retail & Industrial Electrical Trade.
December’15
• PREF is associated with Toppr.com which is India's Best Online Coaching Website for JEE Main & advanced on the preparation of IIT / JEE for our scholarship Students.
• Counselling for preparation of engineering entrance.
• English Speaking software installed for scholarship students to improve English Communication Skills.
• We organized Computer Classes for PREF scholarships students.
• Training begins for new batches of Retail, Industrial Electrical, Beauty & Skin Care, and Personality Development & Basic Computers at Swavlamban Training Centre at Karchana Allahabad.
• Motivational video showcased on ‘Optimism and determination for achieving respective goal’ to the newly enrolled beneficiaries of both Retail & Sales and Industrial Electrical trade.

November’15
• Screening & interview sessions for new batch in Retail & Sales and Industrial Electrical domains are held at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.
• Motivational video screening organized on 4th Nov at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.
• Field Visit organised for candidates of Beauty and Skincare course.
• Assessment for PREF scholars held.
October ‘15
• Survey activity organised on 23rd of October. The main aim was to provide exposure to the “Retail and Sales” trade beneficiaries about the retail sector and how to interact with the customers, to understand the behaviour & demand of the product and also to analyse the commonly used products by the customers.
• Institutional visit was organized to the Power house substation on 24th of October for the beneficiaries of the Electrical trade.
• Cricket match on 15th of October 2015 between the Retail & Sales trade and Industrial Electrical trade beneficiaries was organised. The Retail & Sales team won the Cricket match by 07 Wickets.
September’15
• Internal Assessment held for the beneficiaries at PREF Swavlamban Training centre on 30th of September 2015. The main aim of organizing the test was to analyse the interest level, class performance, understanding and learning level of the beneficiaries.
• Counselling session organised to guide and motivate the beneficiaries for skill development, placement opportunities in & around Allahabad and facilities offered by most of the companies during the placement.
• Resume preparation session conducted at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.
• Vishwakarma Pooja on 17th of September 2015 at the Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana, Allahabad.
August’15
• Parent – trainer meeting organized by the Swavlamban Project team at the Swavlamban Training Centre to motivate and guide the beneficiaries as well as parents about placement linked skill development training program. The team also discussed about the possible locations were the students can get the job.
• ‘Group Discussion session’ organised at the Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana, and Allahabad on the topic – “Organized and Unorganized Market Sector”.
• Session on ‘Personality development’ was organized for building self-confidence of beneficiaries at PREF Swavlamban Training centre.
July’15
• PREF organized ‘Counselling & Need Assessments’ sessions with our Rural Jobseekers at Swavlamban Training Centre, Karchana in Allahabad dated on 26th July’2015.
• PREF organized Nukkad Natak for 10 days from 20th’ July – 30th July’15 for promotion of our Swavlamban Programme in Karchana Block.
June’15
• Essay writing competition was organized at the PREF Swavlamban Training centre. The topic for the competition was “Role of Communication & Personality Development in Career”.
• Interview preparation session organised PREF Swavlamban Training centre for the beneficiaries to help the beneficiaries to understanding and give their best in the interviews.

May’15
• PREF organized TOT sessions on ‘Mobilization & Communication’ with AROH Foundation, Noida for employees dated on 14th May & 15th may, 2015.
• PREF organized Scholarship ‘Tutorial Classes’ for a week from 25th’May– 1st June’15 for scholars of Std 12th for preparation of Board Exam.


Few Glimpses @ PREF