Press Release


Five-time World Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand inaugurates

Rajahmundry, April 6, 2015: Five-time World Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand today inaugurated state-of-the-art computer lab with NIIT Nguru–IT Wizard Plus, at Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan. The computer lab showcases a futuristic approach by integrating 21st century skills into the teaching methodology. The holistic solution brings all the key elements required by teachers and students for learning and managing IT. The product aims at revolutionizing the way IT is taught in schools. NIIT Nguru- IT Wizard Plus has been installed in the computer labs of all the five branches of the school.

During the occasion, Anand also inaugurated the new campus of Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan, which is the biggest campus in Rajahmundry spread across 12 acre. It is the first school in Coastal Andhra to have vast play grounds with Football, Cricket, Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Hand Ball courts and 200 meter Running track. Science Park is an added advantage to the students of the school with working models for strengthening their concepts. The school provides separate activity halls for music, art, dance, skating & indoor games. It has separate hostels for boys and girls and also has its with own dairy, vegetable farm, mineral water plant, etc., to cater to student needs.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Venkat Ravi Madhira, Zonal Head, NIIT Ltd. said, "NIIT has been a pioneer in IT education in India and we continue to bring forth innovative learning solutions which substantially enhance the teaching-learning experience. We are delighted to launch the NIIT Nguru -IT Wizard Plus at Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan, Rajahmundry, which will help its students comprehend the subject better."

Addressing the students on the occasion, NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand said, "Getting trained through the latest technology is a crucial element of success. I believe that the solution offered by NIIT will help schools to extend the learning ecosystem beyond the class rooms. I congratulate NIIT for introducing such innovative products. I would also like to congratulate Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan for their beautiful campus which is also the biggest campus of Rajahmundry. The state-of-the-art computer lab is a striking feature and I hope that it will help them to redefine education"

Mr. C.H. Vijay Prakash, Director, Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan, said, "Sri Prakash Vidya Niketan, Rajahmundry is committed to providing the best infrastructure to foster academic excellence. We have installed NIIT Nguru- IT Wizard Plus in our computer labs which has been innovatively designed by integrating well thought-out and relevant tasks that students enjoy doing after school with IT tools and technologies. We are also proud to introduce our new campus which is the biggest campus of Rajahmundry."

NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand also distributed prize to the students who have excelled in academic and various sports activities organized by the school.

About NIIT

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 (SCG) 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 SCG portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT YuvaJyoti. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.

NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) provides 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.

NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, have received widespread recognition globally. The company has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past seven consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. 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 YuvaJyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014.

In recognition of its people-centric policies, which foster an environment of growth and career development, NIIT has been ranked as the 4th Best Company to work for in India 2013-14, by Great Place to Work Institute®.

For more information, visit

For Media query, Please contact

Sumana Bhattacharya

Candour Communications

Ph: (Cell) +91 98105 97176


Puja Shalini

Candour Communications

Ph: (Cell) +91 9654850909


Visit us at:

Follow us on:

FF image

About NIIT

NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 30 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.