DXC, Nasscom to train 7,500 needy students in digital technologies

August 02, 2021 11:03 pm | Updated 11:03 pm IST - Bengaluru

DXC Technology and Nasscom Foundation have jointly unveiled an employability programme to train 7,500 underserved students from Karnataka, A.P., Telangana, Odisha, M.P. and Maharashtra in new-age technologies. These students, chosen from technical and non-technical colleges from 35 tier II and tier III towns in the country, would be trained in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Internet of Things, UI-UX design and Cybersecurity. About 2,500 students had already been identified while the rest of the candidates would be onboarded by August end, Nasscom said in a release.

TMI e2E Academy has been selected as the training partner and the programme would be run on Future Skills Prime, a platform introduced by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The 80-hour training programme was expected to equip students with soft and technical skill and make them industry and job ready, Nasscom said.

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