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Tech Mahindra inks MoU with select universities

Source : BUSINESS_STANDARD
Last Updated: Fri, Aug 02, 2013 20:02 hrs
Vineet Nayyar, the chief executive of Tech Mahindra, speaks during a news conference in Mumbai

IT Firm, Tech Mahindra Ltd. today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with select Indian universities to impart industry ready skills in IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS). The program aims at creating a pool of resources to meet the demand across various facets of the IMS segment.

The Academy at Chandigarh leverages 'Megh' - Tech Mahindra's Cloud content delivery platform. The courses under this initiative cover the entire spectrum of IT Operations, Network Operations and Cyber security. 'Megh' has a designed capacity to train over 5,000 associates.


In the first phase of this program, Tech Mahindra has tied-up with select five Indian Universities. This tie-up facilitates students to be fully prepared to meet industry requirements with the right level of skills and aptitude.

"Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra aims to establish a strong academic connect and help create skilled resources to meet the requirements of tomorrow's Digital Enterprise. The IMS Academy has successfully graduated several students since its inception in 2011 in Hyderabad and with this MOU, we now take a giant leap by collaborating with the Universities through the launch of our second Cloud based Academy." said Shrikant Vaze, Senior Vice President, Tech Mahindra.

The global infrastructure management services segment is expected to grow exponentially, and in order to ensure India maintains its edge in helping meet this requirement, it is imperative to have a ready pool of skilled resources. As a step in this direction, Tech Mahindra is supporting universities in the country by providing training material, faculty from the industry and simulation lab exercises. The course curriculum is created with a focus on developing expertise in various domains of IT Infrastructure Management Services.

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