An American cloud-based software company headquartered, Salesforce has recently partnered with the Ministry of Education to train 100,000 students by 2026 in India.
Arundhati Bhattacharya, CEO and Chairperson, Salesforce India said, “India’s race toward technological dominance is inextricably intertwined with the depth of its talent pool, digital adoption and the scope of technological innovation with a long-term focus on global reach.”
“Talent is at the core of this journey, and with over 500,000 software engineers and technologists graduating each year, India is posed to be a global hub for tech talent”, Arundhati Bhattacharya added.
She further said, “I’ve always believed in the immense talent opportunity that India offers, but no amount of talent will make a difference unless it is properly skilled.”
“Hence, we are delighted to be partnering with the Ministry of Education, supporting skilling and leveraging the power of collaboration to drive change”, she added.
Govind Jaiswal, Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education said, “The Ministry of Education’s Department of Higher Education has decided to offer industry-related courses on the SWAYAM platform in collaboration with Salesforce with an objective to increase the employability of the students.”
“By combining our resources, expertise, and network, we can create a comprehensive program that empowers students with the skills they need to succeed in the job market”, Govind added.
Govind Jaiswal further said, “I believe that this collaboration will not only benefit individual students but also contribute to the overall growth of any person participating in these courses.”
Moreover, The program will be made available with industry-relevant, National Occupation Standard, recognized course content.
The Modules of this programme will be customised on Trailhead based on the requirements of the programs through the Ministry of Education.
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