Danfoss India, focused on energy efficiency and climate solutions on Tuesday said it has launched a career support programme for girl students in government- run schools in Tamil Nadu, the company said on Tuesday.

Danfoss India has partnered with AVTAR Human Capital Trust for 'Project Puthri' to guide girl students of a government higher secondary school in Panruti under this initiative, a company statement said.

The objective of the programme is to select girl students and develop them with the necessary skills and employability training for their self-sustainable careers, the company said in a statement.

“Education and empowerment of girl students and enhancing the employability rate of women in the workforce is one of our diversity and inclusion goals...we look forward to welcoming several of our Puthri scholars as Danfoss employees in the long run,” Danfoss India’s Director Anju Mary Kuruvilla said.

The programme also assists the girls by offering special classes by scholars, career guidance by skilled mentors and scholarships for higher studies, the release added.