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NASSCOM launches PPP initiative

NASSCOM launches PPP initiative
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Colruyt Group’s Collibri Foundation, King Baudouin Foundation and NASSCOM Foundation jointly announced the launch of ‘Collibri Foundation Skills and...

#BIG-IMAGE##Hyderabad: Colruyt Group’s Collibri Foundation, King Baudouin Foundation and NASSCOM Foundation jointly announced the launch of ‘Collibri Foundation Skills and Employability Enhancement Program’. The program hopes to train 300+ people on employability driven skills.

Highlights:

  • The programme to train 300+ people on employability driven skills
  • The programme to take forward the digital literacy campaign and make at least 700 more people digitally literate in its second year of running
  • The programme to be run in a possible collaboration with the Social Welfare Department, Telangana Government to help source the underserved beneficiaries

The program will cater to the youth from in and around Borabanda and nearby underserved communities. The program will train at least 150 people trained on Computer hardware course and 150 more on advanced course in Microsoft Excel.

The program envisioned to work as a digital literacy maturity model, will act as the next step for people who have undergone digital literacy training to now take up either of the advanced courses and increase their prospects for getting a job.

The program will also train the students on essentials such as oral and written communication, business etiquettes, problem solving, time management, customer orientation, interview skills and other soft skills required to further enhance their employment opportunities.

This engagement will have the beneficiaries go through a 240- hour, specially designed course curriculum at par with the SSC NASSCOM Qualification Packs (QP) for Hardware training and at par with Microsoft certification for Excel. The course will be imparted by Nirmaan Organization.

This Skills Program will also be a pilot for a one of its kind PPP model. The program will take help from the Social Welfare Department of the Telangana Government to tap youth from social welfare hostels and build their skills in these areas based on their interests.

Congratulating the team on the successful launch of this skills program, Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Telangana Government, said, “Telangana, as a youngest state is constantly attracting investments across sectors- be it hardware, aeronautical engineering, Pharma and the likes.

There is a growing impetus on skilling, employment and entrepreneurship like never before. While there are a lot of emerging roles, some conventional roles continue to create opportunities for the youth.”

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