Enterprises like NASSCOM and ARICENT have come together to aid engineering students from underserved communities. They have launched an employability skill development program to help students who are optimistic to join the IT/ITes industry. ARISE aims to up-skill 3400 engineering undergraduates across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Delhi-NCR regions in 2017
What is ARISE?
ARISE – Aricent Skills for Employability Program is a CSR initiative by design and engineering company, Aricent, in partnership with the NASSCOM Foundation.
Detailed attributes of ARISE:
The on-campus training program will focus on 16 Tier-2 and Tier-3 engineering colleges. The program will provide necessary job skills to first generation graduates from underserved communities.
iPRIMED, MindMap and Centum Learning, have been selected as the training partners who will carry out the on-campus skills development under the ARISE program.
ARISE 2016- Success stories:
Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation said, “Encouraged by the amazing success the pilot received last year, we are glad to launch Arise. This year we have increased the target to train 3400+ engineers from across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Delhi-NCR”.
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