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Nagpur, 04 September, 2010: NIIT Nagpur, a division of NIIT Ltd., leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT Trainer, today celebrated 20 years of empowering students by providing job-ready IT skills to them. The event took place at Vasant Rao Deshpande Hall. Mr. G. Raghavan, President, NIIT Ltd., Individual Learning Solutions graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Also present were Mr. Deepak Menaria, AVP, Globallogic India Pvt Ltd; Prof. Shyam Limaye, Principal Jhulelal Insititute of Technology; Mr. Arjun Shankar, Vice President – Operations, IFBI and Mr. Ashwin Agarwal, Regional Head, NIIT Ltd, Pune.
The celebration kicked off with a seminar on “Opportunities with CISCO” by Mr. Aajay Alva, National Product Head, NIIT Ltd, followed by convocation program wherein successful passing students were awarded with a degree.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Raghavan, President, NIIT Ltd., Individual Learning Solutions, said, “Over the past 20 years, NIIT has contributed to shaping many careers in Nagpur. The relentless efforts of our Business Partner, Ms Rina Sinha, deserve much appreciation. In the many years to come, NIIT will continue to train thousands of youngsters not only in the IT domain, but also the sectors of Banking, Insurance and BPO, thus contributing to the development of not only their careers but also the industry at large.”
Ms. Rina Sinha, Director, NIIT Nagpur Centres, said, “For over two decades now, NIIT has been instrumental in creating a skilled pool of IT professionals in Nagpur. Students trained by us have taken up various challenging assignments in India and abroad.”
NIIT Nagpur centre offers a comprehensive range of skill-building programs for undergraduates and postgraduates, including GlobalNet+, a Hardware & Networking program which is a comprehensive industry oriented, certification mapped program for preparing skilled professionals for the emerging Infrastructure Management Space (IMS). 
NIIT Nagpur has an impressive placement record over the years, with many students getting placed with major IT and non-IT companies. Some of the prominent recruiters from NIIT Nagpur centres include DQ Top 20 companies- Infosys, Syntel, Wipro; and also leading IT companies from Nagpur such as Infospectrum , Globallogic India Pvt Ltd Persistent Technologies , Infosepts , Premier Technology Group , easypack, among others.
NIIT Nagpur has also formed strategic alliances with leading institutions of Nagpur such as AIWWA, SECROW, for the benefit of the youth in Nagpur. NIIT Nagpur also offers learning solutions to employees of large organizations like Central Board for Workers Education (CBWE), NEERI, NSSO, AG Office etc.
NIIT Nagpur is the sole CISCO Learning Partner Associate in this region .The training program is supported by latest educational methodologies that are specially designed to impart practical networking skills through dedicated networking labs that provide exposure to latest technologies and vLAB® for real time learning and experience.
The Nagpur Centre of IFBI offers post-graduate & diploma programs for individuals who seek careers in the Banking, Finance Services and Insurance sector (BFSI). IFBI Nagpur has placed over 400 students in leading organizations like ICICI, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Kotak Mahindra, HDFC Bank to name a few. 
The Nagpur Centre of NIIT Imperia offers executive management programs for working professionals in collaboration with the Indian Institute Of Managements and other top B-schools through its state-of-the-art Synchronous Learning System, via the VSAT, wherein professionals can pursue the best Management programs from Nagpur.

About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students across 40 countries.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 17 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT professionals.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT eGURU range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises of Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for school management).
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programs in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmadabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.
NIIT Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing training programs in relevant areas. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence, a NIIT-Genpact venture.
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.
NIIT delivers a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through Element K offerings. These include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform. This makes NIIT the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.
Ushering in a new model in higher education is the not-for-profit NIIT University, established in 2009 with a vision of being the leading centre of innovation and learning in emerging areas of the Knowledge Society. Nestled in the foothills of Aravali, in Neemrana, Rajasthan, the picturesque 100 acres fully residential green campus has been developed as an institute of excellence based on the four core principles of providing industry linked, technology based, research driven, seamless education.

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