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IBM, skill development ministry launch 'New Collar' curriculum at ITIs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday launched a first-of-its kind "New Collar" curriculum in partnership with the (MSDE) to build the next generation skills needed for "New Collar" careers.

The two-year Advanced Technical Diploma Programme will be offered at the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country.

To begin with, the course would be available at ITIs in and and one women's-only ITI in Noida,

"Technology continues to be a key transformational lever not just for but for countries across the world. Our collaboration with reiterates IBM's commitment to up-skilling in this era of digital inclusion," Chaitanya Sreenivas, Vice-President and HR Head, Pvt Ltd, said in a statement.

The programme will include industry-relevant courses on hardware maintenance, web development, Cloud-based development and deployment, analytics and soft skills training and students can seek admission post Class 12.

"This MoU signing with is another step in the technical upliftment of already existing courses in the Skill India mission," said Ananth Kumar Hegde, the Skill Development and Minister.

After the successful completion of the course, students will be offered a five-month paid internship at IBM.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 16:44 IST
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