NIIT and Airports Authority of India (AAI) enter into a strategic partnership to create a computer literate and internet savvy workforce
- To provide instructor-led class room training to over 5000 employees of AAI
New Delhi, September 30, 2015: NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development entered into a strategic partnership with Airports Authority of India (AAI), to provide instructor-led class room training to over 5000 employees from AAI. The training program aims to make the employees computer literate and internet savvy. The formal agreement between NIIT and AAI was signed by Mr. Shivan Bhargava, Group President-Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd. and Mr. Rajiv Goel, Executive Director (Training) AAI, in the presence of Mr. Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR), AAI.
Under this agreement, NIIT will impart training to the employees of AAI in MS-Office and Internet & System introduction. NIIT will provide both theory and hands on practical sessions to the students. The first batch will comprise 1500 employees from AAI.
Speaking on this significant partnership, Shivan Bhargava, Group President-Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd. said, "We live in a digital age and it is imperative for every individual to have basic knowledge of computers and internet to be able to function and service customers better. We will therefore help improve the computer competency of the employees of AAI and make them technologically aware and internet savvy. We are delighted to join hands with Airports Authority of India (AAI) and will continue to work towards creating a technologically aware society."
Mr. Rajiv Goel, Executive Director (Training) AAI, stated that, the training will be imparted to the group A, B & C category of employees to make them computer savvy to have better efficiency / productivity at workplace.
Mr. Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR), AAI, emphasized on the need for up gradation of computer skills of the AAI employees for successful implementation of e-Governance initiatives and a beginning towards digital literacy as part of Digital India campaign. He further stated that the focus of AAI management is to provide competency based training to its employees to ensure quality services to its stakeholders.
The training program will be instructor-led, delivered in English across various AAI centres in the country. The session for each batch will be for a span of 5 days for 8 hours per day. The training will be imparted to the group A, B & C category of employees to ensure successful implementation of e-office, up gradation of computer skills in line with technological enhancements and to make them computer savvy for better efficiency at workplace.
About and Airports Authority of India (AAI)
Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages a total of 125 Airports, which include 11 International Airports, 08 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 25 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields. AAI also provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over entire Indian Air Space and adjoining oceanic areas with ground installations at all Airports and 25 other locations to ensure safety of Aircraft operations.
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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