Future Skills: Wipro, NASSCOM launch platform to train 10,000 engineering students
Information Technology firm Wipro has partnered with IT body NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) to launch a skilling platform called ‘Future Skills’ for new age technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) that will reach 10,000 students from over 20 engineering colleges in India.
About ‘Future Skills’ Platform
The initiative is a part of Wipro’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, TalentNext which aims to enhance quality of engineering education by preparing faculty and academic leaders to train students.
Future Skills is a new age platform built to bridge industry-academia skill gap as well as help students keep pace with emerging technologies like- AI, IoT, Big Data, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity – to make them future-ready. It will create a talent pool of students, certified by Wipro and NASSCOM.
The platform enables learning the skills required in emerging technologies and more importantly, it helps individuals develop an aptitude for learning. It allows content and people to come together as well as allows curation and learning at one’s own pace.
NASSCOM aims to add 90 million working professionals to industry by 2030, and the partnership with Wipro will ensure they possess the right skills to be employed.
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