NIIT Technologies has launched ‘Shiksha’ – a new CSR initiative in association with NIIT Foundation at Dankaur Village, Greater Noida. Aligned with company’s CSR objective, the initiative intends to impart education, employability training and digital literacy to youth of Dankaur and nearby villages. It will introduce courses like Basics of IT, Advanced IT, Social Networking and English Foundation. There will also be industry-specific courses related to Showroom Retail, Food & Beverages, Data Entry, and BPO.
Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies inaugurated the center and addressed the local community, Government officials and principals from nearby schools and colleges. He said that technology is an integral part of everybody’s life, thus, IT education is extremely important for all to be employable. He mentioned, with this initiative, a developed and educated India where men and women alike will be empowered and get equal opportunity in all spheres of life.
The launch also witnessed participation from the leadership team of NIIT Technologies and NIIT Foundation, media person and Head of the local community and colleges.