Hyderabad, Sept 10: The CSR arm of Hyderabad-based engineering services company Cyient Ltd has announced the launch of two programmes related to skill development and digital literacy.
Through the programmes, Cyient Foundation aims at skill development to make engineering graduates employable, and empower neighbourhood communities to participate actively in Digital India.
It would train over 3,500 students from 19 tier-2 engineering colleges in the vicinity of Hyderabad and make them industry-ready, the company said in a statement here. This programme would be delivered by Global Talent Track, a leading training company specialising in customised talent development solutions that help bridge the gap between academia and the industry.
The second initiative, National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM), aims to empower neighbourhood communities with digital literacy, and facilitate use of digitally-enabled citizen services, it said.
As part of it, 2,000 community members, one from each family, would be trained to operate a computer or a digital access device (such as a tablet), and use the Internet to search for information, send/receive emails and access various e-governance services.
The training modules have been developed by NASSCOM Foundation, covering content on health, education, literacy and livelihood. Cyient Foundation would also partner with an NGO specialised in executing community development programmes, the statement added.