Bangalore: CSS Corp has partnered with ICT Academy to skill youth of Tamil Nadu. They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to jointly launch an extensive training program to skill the youth of rural and urban society, particularly low-income family groups in the state.
Through this initiative, the company endeavours to help build the socio-economic conditions of these youth through quality education and training in information technology. The program was officially launched at an inauguration event held at Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai on 3 Jan.
The collaboration aims to address the gap by imparting sector-specific skills through training and workshops that will lead to more employment opportunities.
Initially, the program will be conducted in 20 colleges spread across Tamil Nadu, aims to provide 100 hours of intensive activity-based training in soft and technical support skills for 1,000 final year graduating students from engineering, arts and science colleges.
The program is also aimed to skill students from financially backward families with an annual income of less than or equal to 2.5 lakhs. Girl students will be given preference during the selection process to keep in line with CSS Corp’s objective of empowering more women in the technology sector.
“CSS Corp has been consistently institutionalizing a culture that promotes learning of newer technologies and solutions to embrace the current disruption. This year, through our CSR initiative, we look forward to imparting the skilled expertise that we have curated to deserving students through quality education and proper training”, said Manish Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, CSS Corp.
Volunteers from CSS Corp will be closely involved in the program through overall monitoring of the training program, mentoring of the students and conducting mock interviews and group discussions.