Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya and NIIT Host Convocation Ceremony for Students Under 'Sponsored IT Program' Project

Business Wire India Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya and NIIT Host Convocation Ceremony for Students Under 'Sponsored IT Program' Project*Business Wire India*
*Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya and NIIT hosted the Convocation Ceremony for students under ‘Sponsored IT Program’ project*Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya in association with *NIIT,* *a global leader in skills and talent development*, felicitated students from across Meghalaya who successfully cleared NIIT’s cutting-edge certification programs as part of ‘*Sponsored IT program of Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya*’, over the last one year. The convocation ceremony was held on 22^nd August 2017.
The Chief Guest for the Convocation ceremony *Smt. Ampareen Lyngdoh **Honorable Minister, Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya *felicitated the students. The function was also graced by Mr. Sunil Dahiya, National Head –India Retail Business, Vice President, NIIT Ltd.
*Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Global Retail Business, NIIT Ltd.** said,* “I heartily congratulate the students on their successful completion of the project. Through this partnership with Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya, we will continue to offer career focused training to the youth of Meghalaya. At NIIT, we have always believed in offering programs customized to the evolving needs of the industry. To this end, we have introduced digiNxt programs to create a talent pool trained in digital skills to meet the urgent needs of the industry.” 
The project is an initiative of Department of Information Technology, Government of Meghalaya, and NIIT to enhance employability of youth in Meghalaya. During the last one year, over 1,000 youth from the state have successfully completed select programs under this project and have been awarded certificates from NIIT.
The students were trained in NIIT’s cutting-edge programs such as Diploma in Finance & Accounting; Diploma in Business Systems & Information Management; Diploma in Hardware and Networking, Program in Managing Interconnected Network Devices and Network Administration and Server Fundamental. Successful and eligible candidates have been placed in leading corporates across India like Hyundai, Renault, Reliance, Cognizant, Aegis, TCS, Genpact, Infosys, WIPRO, HSBC, Accenture, Airtel, TATA Indicom, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Capital and many others.
At present, Meghalaya has a state-of-art NIIT centre at Shillong with internationally certified faculty who work towards creating a pool of industry ready professionals in the state. NIIT’s selected career development programs also equip students with hands-on professional practice with a year-long internship that gives them an opportunity to work with leading IT organizations.
*About NIIT*
NIIT is a leading Skills and Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world's leading training companies owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe – Corporate Learning Group, Skills & Careers Group and *MindChampion Learning Systems Limited.*
*NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG)* offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The *Skills & Careers Group (SNC)* delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including *Digital Transformation*, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. As NIIT's wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - *MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL),* provides futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprising, interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software. The *Training.com* learning platform is an NIIT initiative for advanced career programs, which are delivered live by industry experts in an immersive and interactive online mode, combining instructor-led classrooms with the convenience of accessing the training sessions from anywhere. 
As the Most Trusted Training Brand in India for 5th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2017), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past nine consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT has also been featured as the 'Most Respected Education Company'- 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World. NIIT.tv – a disruptive innovation by NIIT, won the prestigious award for 'Educational Technology, at the Indo-American Education Summit 2016.

Visit us at: www.niit.com
Follow us on: www.twitter.com/niitltd
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by

Recent related news

'I' in India should Stand for Innovation, says Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar at NIIT University's 7th Convocation Ceremony

'I' in India should Stand for Innovation, says Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar at NIIT University's 7th Convocation Ceremony
*Business Wire India* *NIIT University (NU) hosts 7th Convocation Ceremony at Neemrana Campus*Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher...
Business Wire India - Press Releases

Canada: Information Technology Association Of Canada Releases Cybersecurity Recommendations For 2018 Canada Budget - Jones Day

On August 4, the Information Technology Association of Canada released a submission outlining 24 recommendations across nine areas for the federal government's...
Mondaq - Legal

Pressure Biosciences' Barocycler instrument named finalist in 2017 R&D 100 awards

Pressure Biosciences Inc (OTCMKTS:PBIO), the life sciences sector sample preparation firm, said its  next-generation PCT (pressure cycling technology)...
Proactive Investors - Business

New Mexico State University to open new innovation lab

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University has teamed with White Sands Missile Range to create a new lab aimed at sparking interesting among students...
SeattlePI.com - Technology

CACI Awarded $28.7 Million Task Order to Support U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Information Technology Modernization Program

CACI Awarded $28.7 Million Task Order to Support U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Information Technology Modernization Program
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it was awarded a task order, with a ceiling value of $28.7 million, to...
Business Wire - Press Releases

Networld Solutions' MAPIT® Education Technology Planning & Project Management Training Helps Schools Address Poor Communication and Project Management

San Diego-based Education Technology Consulting firm Networld Solutions now offers a training program supporting communication and project management which may...
PRWeb - Press Releases

Students learn to spot fake news with Google-funded school project

Program will highlight the importance of journalism in a democracy, and give students the tools and the know-how to find and filter information online.
CBC.ca - AmericasAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post

Strategic Elements gold project draws early comparisons to Tropicana

Strategic Elements Ltd (ASX:SOR) has identified a gold in soil anomaly with a peak value of 119ppb from historical CRA diamond exploration at the Ilkurlka...
Proactive Investors - Business

You Might Like

Other recent news in Press Releases

ManageEngine Announces Performance Monitoring for Office 365 at MICROSOFT IGNITETintri Showcases Latest Advances in Enterprise Cloud at MICROSOFT Ignite. Demonstrates Deep Integration with MICROSOFT Ecosystem
Archive360 Delivers Day-One Support for Microsoft Cognitive & Media Services and MICROSOFT AZURE Archival Storage TierWireless Seismic, Inc. Announces RT3 — Ultra-High CHANNEL Count Seismic Recording System Featuring Next Generation Radio Technology
Popular Launches “Embracing PUERTO RICO” and Donates $1M for New Fundraising Account to Help Victims of Hurricane MariaVolunteers from LOS ANGELES Dodgers and UnitedHealthcare Unveil New Walking Path at Allesandro Elementary School
Shutterfly Announces Integration with the Apple Photos App for MACOS HIGH SierramacOS HIGH SIERRA Now Available as a Free Update
Japan Livestock Products Export Promotion Council Exhibits Genuine Wagyu Beef at The Restaurant Show in LONDON, the United KingdomVeolia: Water production and distribution are gradually being restored following HURRICANE IRMA


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+