25 glorious years of developing talent in the city for global career opportunities
Nagpur, August 31, 2015: NIIT Limited,
a global leader in skills and talent development, celebrated
25th anniversary of the NIIT Nagpur Centre. Over the last 25 years NIIT Nagpur has trained and placed thousands of youth from the city in leading corporates like Infosys, Capgemini, Wipro, Astral, ICICI Bank to name a few. A function organized to commemorate the occasion was graced by Mr. Rajendra Singh Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Group & Founder NIIT University, as the Chief Guest. Also present were Shivan Bhargava, Group President, Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd and Ms Rina Sinha, NIIT Nagpur.
Speaking on the occasion
Mr. Rajendra S Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Group & Founder NIIT University said,
"I congratulate the team who has made the 25 years journey of NIIT Nagpur a great success. This is only the beginning. NIIT today is standing at the threshold of a transformational change driven by upskilling and talent development requirements of the evolving knowledge economy.
We will continue to offer innovative training programs backed by modern technology to the youth here," added Mr. Pawar.
NIIT Nagpur has placed more than 10000 students who pursued GNIIT in corporates like Infosys, Capgemini, Wipro, Astral, Persistent Systems, Infocepts, e Caliber, Global Logic, Dinshaws, Dominos, Western Coalfields Ltd. (WCL), MOIL Ltd., Easypack, Light house Systems etc. Over 800 IFBI students have been placed in leading banks like ICICI, Axis, Lakshmi Vilas, ING Vysya , IndusInd etc. Corporate training programs have been imparted to NEERI, NECO, Sunflag Industries, Power Grid Corporation, CBWE, WCL and MOIL.
Special training programs have also been organized for Air Force Wives Welfare Association and South East Central Railways Wives Welfare Organisation. 5000 students have been trained for Ministry of Rural Development (MORD) and 300 for Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE).
Under the ICT Project for government school NIIT Nagpur created infrastructure and serviced 185 zilla parishad and 405 schools in Phase 2 of the Maharashtra State Government.
NIIT Nagpur has recently entered into a tie-up with Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneur Development (MCED) to train budding entrepreneurs in Nagpur and parts of Vidarbha on Skill development programs in Data Entry, Accounting etc.
NIIT Nagpur has also conducted free training for children and widows of Vidarbha Farmers' suicide families in Yawatmal and Wardha along with Vandana Foundation and local NGOs.
Established in the year 1990 NIIT Nagpur offers new age training programs in Executive Management, Banking and Finance, Digital Marketing and Social Media, Cloud & Mobile Software Engineering, Big Data and Business Analytics, e-Commerce & Business Administration and Cloud Computing & IT Management.
The programs are offered on pioneering NIIT Cloud CampusTM empowering student to learn on his own terms, at his own pace, wherever and whenever he wants it. Students enjoy higher mobility as they can easily access educational services using a Netbook or a Mobile device that connects them to NIIT's Cloud CampusTMnetwork. These services are managed by NIIT centrally using the power of Cloud Computing.
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.
NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.
NIIT's Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. These programs are delivered through a hybrid combination of the 'Cloud Campus' online platform, satellite-based 'Synchronous Learning Technology' and a physical network of hundreds of learning centers in India, China, and select markets in Asia & Africa. The flagship multi-disciplinary course offerings include the industry-endorsed RevGNIIT program and a set of Post Graduate Programs for students from different streams, apart from a wide range of specialist short duration programs.
To further strengthen its SNC portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking Insurance& Training Limited, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT Yuva Jyoti Limited. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Guian, Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.
NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) has been providing technology based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.
As the Most Trusted Brand in India for 3rd year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2015), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past seven consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT Yuva Jyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014.
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