IBM India is joining its hands with several educational institutes of India in order to create 'Services Innovation Cell', and enable students to create a repository of knowledge base pertaining to innovation in the services sector.
In this regard, IBM has joined its hands with the Nirma Institute of Management, where the company has created a services innovation cell in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The centre is expected to take up challenging issues in the services sector and also develop case studies and solutions in this sector. The company is planning to work with the students on numerous topics such as social entrepreneurship and innovative solutions in the telecom, pharma, retail, IT and ITeS sectors. The company is also planning to set up similar innovation cells in institutes such as the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi, and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.