Hexaware Technologies Limited a leading global IT consulting & digital solutions provider announced its partnership with ICT Academy, a not-for-profit organization, to train 500 final year students from rural colleges in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra, on technical and soft skills relevant for the IT Industry. Through this initiative, Hexaware endeavours to help students from the rural community and enable a better future for them. HexaVarsity, Hexaware's Corporate University, helped design the curriculum and content, train the faculty and select a training platform. Experts from Hexaware's practices will be closely involved in the program to guide and mentor the students, conduct mock interviews, group discussions, etc.
Ram Singampalli, COO, Hexaware, said, "Hexaware is committed to supporting the rural communities as part of our ongoing initiatives. This program will benefit the students in obtaining industry-specific skills and we expect this program to make a large impact among the families of the students as well".
Senthilnayagam.K, Chief Learning Officer, Hexaware, added, "Low employability of students has been spoken about often. This year, through our partnership with ICT Academy, we propose to impart the skills that we have curated to deserving students, leveraging our mature capabilities in developing fresh talent from the Campus. ICT Academy has been doing a pioneering job in this space, and we are happy to support it to design and implement this program that will effectively empower students to be truly Industry-ready".
M Sivakumar, Chief Executive Officer, ICT Academy, said, "While the industry has always desired higher skill levels of graduating students, we are glad that Hexaware is supporting ICT Academy to address this challenge. This is a high impact initiative towards bridging the skill gap between industry demand and the Campus. ICT Academy is privileged to partner with Hexaware through their initiatives, and we expect this program will be a model for all other Industry majors to replicate."
Dr Anbuthambi Bhojarajan, President, ICT Academy, said, "ICT Academy is working towards developing the next generation talent pool in India through training of teachers and students. In partnership with global organizations, ICT Academy has been impacting the areas of Education and Skill Development. Thanks to Hexaware for partnering ICT Academy and for sharing the knowledge, expertise, and resources to make students in rural India get Industry relevant skills".
This partnership of Hexaware and ICT Academy will support the rural institutions in training students through a mix of online learning, live classes, and instructor-led sessions via a digital platform accessible to participants 24X7.
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