NIIT Forays into Afghanisthan

NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia's largest IT trainer, now forays into Afghanistan. The company has entered into a Standard Education Agreement with ARIA Institute of Higher Education, one of the top education institutes in the country, to develop an employable talent pool of IT professionals in Afghanistan. Under this Standard Education Agreement, NIIT will offer cutting edge programs in Software Engineering and Networking. NIIT will also offer career programs of 6 months to 2 years duration, a host of modular programs such as Office Productivity tools, hardware and Networking programs, Creative Publishing and other high end technology programs to enhance employability for youth.

Ajai Manohar Lal, Senior Vice President, International Education Business (IT), NIIT Ltd said, 'We are pleased to enter into a partnership with Aria Institute of Higher Education, to develop ICT talent in Afghanistan by creating a skilled and employable workforce. It has been our constant endeavor at NIIT, to introduce programs which prepare students to take on global assignments in IT. We now look forward to sharing our experience with the people of Afghanistan.' 'We are delighted to partner with NIIT, a leader in Global IT space.  We are confident that this partnership will help create a pool of trained IT professionals in Afghanistan, ready to take up challenging assignments in the country and across the globe,' said Abdul Majid Nasratyar, General Director, Aria Institute of Higher Education

As a part of this agreement NIIT will work towards empowering the students by providing hi-end IT training and vocational IT training to meet the immediate workforce requirement in the growing areas of IT industry.