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NIIT receives Dataquest Top Training Company Award 2007
New Delhi, December 12, 2007: NIIT, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s No.1 Trainer has been conferred the ‘Top Training Company Award 2007’ from country’s leading ICT publication group Cybermedia, the publisher’s of Dataquest.
NIIT CEO Vijay K Thadani received the trophy at the award function organized by Cybermedia group, in the capital late last evening.
Others who received the coveted IT awards in the corporate category, include: HP India (Top PC Vendor); IBM (Top Server Vendor); Cisco (Top Networking Vendor); HP (Printing & Imaging); Ingram Micro (Top Distributor); Tata Consultancy Services (Top IT Company and software exporter, Best IT Employer)); VCustomer (Best BPO Employer); and IIT Kharagpur (Top T-School).
The Dataquest ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ went to NR Narayana Murthy, Chairman & Chief Mentor, Infosys, while Ajai Chowdhry, CEO, HCL was conferred the ‘IT Person of the Year Award’. Project Bhoomi of Government of Karnataka received the ‘Pathbreaker Award’, at the ceremony.
NIIT received the award for its talent development initiatives across the world, in the year 2006-07. In its annual IT industry survey, Dataquest reported that NIIT had further strengthened its leadership position in the Indian IT training industry and is now double the combined revenues of the next 6 players put together with revenues of Rs 795 Crores up 77% YoY in FY 2006-07.  According to the report, the Indian IT training industry reported a growth of 46% logging in total revenues of Rs 2,135 crore in 2006-2007.
About NIIT
NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to 5 million students across 32 countries.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2006. Rated among India’s Superbrands (2003-05), NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include: Industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT: GNIIT, Integrated ANIIT for Engineers (IAE) and Advanced Technology Programs for IT professionals.
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore and Kolkata.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs to develop talent for the banking industry.
NIIT offers turnkey IT integration program for schools. NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 5000 government and private schools.
NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.
Element K delivers learning solutions for customers and partners through a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology, and services. The offerings include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform. 
NIIT together with Element K is now the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.
For media queries, please contact:
Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Limited, Ph: +91 9910201085, +91 124 4293041;
Shivanjali Singh, NIIT Limited, Ph: +91 9811991107; +91 124 4293044;