Monday, April 6, 2009
NIIT computer education to 1.9 million school students
NIIT bags new orders to impart computer education to 1.9 million school students in Bihar and Maharashtra
* Maharashtra Government gives mandate to NIIT to offer computer education in 500 schools
* Bihar Government assigns computer education for 400 schools
As per two back to back orders bagged by its School Learning Solutions Business, NIIT will train nearly 1.3 million students in 500 State Government Schools in Maharashtra, and 600,000 children in 400 Schools in Bihar, in the next five years.
The addition of 900 schools has further strengthened NIIT’s leadership in the School Learning Solutions space. The new program uniquely positions NIIT to become the only training company in India to offer comprehensive ICT education in over 6000 schools, reaching nearly 3.4 million children in 11 states.
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore and Kolkata.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs to develop talent for the banking industry.
NIIT offers turnkey IT integration program for schools. NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 6,000 government and private schools.