Tech Mahindra Limited, part of the USD 16.2 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries, today announced in Chandigarh that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with select Indian universities to impart industry ready skills in IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS).
Shrikant Vaze, Senior Vice President, Tech Mahindra told at a press conference here today that “the program aims at creating a pool of resources to meet the demand across various facets of the IMS segment”. The five universities are: Chandigarh University, Chandigarh, JSS Mahavidyap0eetgha, Mysore, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubneshwar, Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore and Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi. He said that Tech Mahindra, a specialist provider of connected solutions and enabling future digital enterprises, “recognizing the need for a veritable talent pool for the infrastructure managed services had joined hands with select Indian universities to develop future ready talent for a connected world of great opportunities.”
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 5000 associates. The 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.
He said that 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.