eClerx, NASSCOM train students for employment

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 12 May 2018

eClerx and NASSCOM Foundation have together trained more than 480 ‘underserved’ Engineering students for in-demand job roles of Analytics and CRM. Around 295 students from Pune, of Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and DY Patil College of Engineering benefited from the training.

Pune: eClerx and NASSCOM Foundation have together trained more than 480 ‘underserved’ Engineering students for in-demand job roles of Analytics and CRM. Around 295 students from Pune, of Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and DY Patil College of Engineering benefited from the training.

The eSkills Employability Enhancement Programme is an eClerx CSR initiative and is conceptualised and governed by NASSCOM Foundation. Under the programme, the students were trained on industry aligned courses in Analytics and CRM (Non-voice) through an on-campus approach across six colleges. From the 530-plus enrolled students, more than 60 per cent were girls. A total of 480 cleared the final NASSCOM Sector Skills Council’s certification examination.

The training was imparted by Mind Map Consulting. The benefiting colleges include Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering and DY Patil College of Engineering in Pune, Somaiya College of Arts and Science and Datta Meghe College of Engineering and Technology in Mumbai and MCM DAV College for Women in Chandigarh.

The training was in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) through a classroom-based, instructor-led framework. 

Apart from the technical-knowledge-related curriculum, the programme also trained beneficiaries on life skills, functional English, oral and written communication skills, business etiquette, problem solving, time management, customer orientation, interview skills, and other soft skills enabling them to find employment across the IT-BPM industry.

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