AICTE-EduSkills Launches 100,000 Virtual Internships and 3,000+ Hiring Opportunities

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AICTE-EduSkills Launches 100,000 Virtual Internships and 3,000+ Hiring Opportunities
AICTE-EduSkills Launches 100,000 Virtual Internships and 3,000+ Hiring Opportunities

AICTE-EduSkills Launches 100,000 Virtual Internships and 3,000+ Hiring OpportunitiesNew Delhi, India July 22,  2023: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with EduSkills Foundation to unveil a groundbreaking initiative that gives 100,000 digital internships and over 3,000 job alternatives for college kids. The launch occasion, held in New Delhi, was chaired by Professor T.G. Sitharam, the esteemed Chairman of AICTE.

Under the collaboration with M/S EduSkills Foundation, AICTE will present 100,000 digital internship alternatives for college kids, whereas M/S Eduskill Foundation’s company companions will facilitate the hiring of three,000 candidates. Notably, the digital internships are generously sponsored by M/S Zscaler, a companion of the Eduskill Foundation. Additionally, M/S Wonderbotz, one other esteemed companion, has dedicated to hiring 3,000 candidates who efficiently full their internships by the AICTE internship portal by 2027.

Several distinguished personalities attended this system, together with Shri Buddha Chandrasekhar, Chief Coordinator Officer (CCO) of AICTE, Sh. B M Tiwari, Assistant Director at AICTE, Mr. Steve LaValle, Co-CEO & Co-Founder of WonderBotz, Mr. Vivek Goel, Country Head of WonderBotz, Mr. Ninad Katkar, Regional VP of Government Business at Zscaler India, Mr. Abhir Naik, Senior Academic Content Developer & Trainer at Zscaler India, and Dr. Shubhajit Jagadev, CEO of EduSkills Foundation, together with different AICTE officers.

EduSkills Foundation is a national-level social Edtech group identified for its robust ties with multinational companies (MNCs), industry-academia collaborations, and school growth applications. The basis goals to supply superior skilling and internship alternatives to college students, making them industry-ready. To obtain this purpose, AICTE has partnered with main MNCs, permitting college students to realize sensible expertise and experience.

The initiative has already seen super success, with 4 cohorts comprising 120,000 college students finishing their internships thus far. The ongoing fifth cohort has witnessed roughly 50,000 college students finishing their internships throughout twelve completely different domains, supported by 9 company entities comparable to AWS, Palo Alto, and Juniper. Moreover, further company applications are within the pipeline, promising to broaden the vary of internship alternatives accessible. This initiative is especially useful for college kids from tier-3 cities and rural areas who beforehand lacked such privileges.

By providing internship alternatives in cutting-edge applied sciences, this initiative not solely creates quite a few job prospects but additionally fosters entrepreneurial ventures throughout the nation. India is poised to develop into a expertise hub by 2025, and the fast adoption of expertise throughout the nation performs a pivotal function in driving the expansion of the Indian digital financial system. AICTE’s collaboration with EduSkills Foundation to supply digital internships and profession alternatives to college students in technical establishments nationwide considerably contributes to this imaginative and prescient.

During the launch occasion, Professor (Dr.) T G Sitharam expressed his delight relating to the initiative and emphasised the significance of extending these alternatives to rural and inside establishments that at the moment lack such amenities. He additionally highlighted how comparable actions may improve the sustainability of establishments, resulting in elevated demand for extra engineers. Professor Sitharam recommended EduSkills for organizing {industry} visits with the help of Juniper and steered increasing these visits to college and college students in rural establishments.

Dr. Chandrasekhar Buddha applauded the management groups of Zscaler and WonderBotz for supporting AICTE’s imaginative and prescient. He recommended EduSkills for attaining such a major milestone and emphasised the initiative’s alignment with the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s mission of offering one crore internships. Dr. Buddha acknowledged the help of ten main MNCs who’re actively taking part on this initiative.

Mr. Ninad Katkar, Regional VP of Government Business at Zscaler India, prolonged his gratitude to the complete AICTE workforce and the EduSkills Foundation for involving Zscaler on this initiative. He proudly acknowledged that Zscaler is dedicated to making sure the equal participation of ladies, with practically 50% of Zscaler workers being girls.

Mr. Steve LaValle, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, expressed his gratitude to AICTE, the Ministry of Education, and EduSkills for offering the chance to take part within the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s mission. He additionally introduced further steps that WonderBotz would take to help the mission, together with school growth applications, licensing and mentoring help, scholarships, and extra.

Mr. Shubhajit Jagadev, CEO of EduSkills, expressed his gratitude to Professor T G Sitharam, Dr. Chandrasekhar Buddha, Mr. B M Tiwari, Assistant Director, and all different AICTE officers for his or her unwavering help and steerage. He shared success tales and outlined plans for {industry} visits, grooming classes for colleges, and different upcoming initiatives.

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