Sankhya Infotech Ltd. a global leader in offering simulation and training solutions, today announced partnership with Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), an apex body to impart skilled human resources to the telecom industry, to provide online and digital training to telecom professional across India.
As the digital content partner for TSSC, Sankhya would offer various TSSC courses on an online e-market place giving trainees experiential training in learning telecom technology.
Commenting on the partnership, N Sridhar, Chairman and Managing Director, Sankhya Infotech said, "We are excited by the launch of the first B2C training technology platform. Sankhya's high fidelity immersive training technology and learning management platform. Telecom sector has high rate of obsolescence due to rapid technology changes and to meet the changing needs the skills of people needs to be enhanced at a faster pace. Our partnership with TSSC will help improve the skills using the online platforms and virtual classrooms using digital tools like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality".
Speaking on the partnership, TSSC Chief Executive Officer, Lt. Gen (Dr) SP Kochhar said "Telecom sector is one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country and it has the potential to generate 5.6 million Job opportunities over the next 5 years (as per the KPMG report). This gives rise to the need for an organization that would lead skill development and our partnership with Sankhya is aimed at this objective. We are confident that skills provided by Sankhya to the telecom professionals will make the sector more dynamic and strong".
KPMG National Skills Development Council Report estimates 5.6 Million telecom services jobs in India in the next 5 years. Indian Cellular Association report estimates 3.1 Million telecom sector manufacturing jobs over the next 5 years that need high degree of skill. Government of India's "Make in India" program is expected to push the demand for telecom sector jobs even further, and in the next 5 years over 10 million skilled jobs in telecom sector are expected to be generated in India.
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