JNTU-Kakinada to leverage Infosys’ online learning platform, Infosys Springboard, to enhance industry-readiness and employability of youth in India
Bengaluru, India – January 17, 2023
Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University – Kakinada (JNTU-K) to accelerate digital and life skills development across India through its online learning platform, Infosys Springboard. The platform is already delivering corporate-grade learning experiences by orchestrating closer educator-learner collaboration.
As part of the engagement with Infosys, JNTU-K will offer e-content on their website including self-learning material, assignments and projects, powered by Infosys Springboard, to accelerate digital skills development. JNTU-K has introduced 8 skill-oriented courses in collaboration with Infosys. Industry-relevant content will be made available, through Infosys Springboard, to 200+ affiliated institutions impacting about 1.5 lakh students. This will benefit not just students but members of their faculty too, to help implement the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
Dr. G.V.R. Prasada Raju , Vice Chancellor, JNTU-K, said, “We seek to improve the employability of the youth of Andhra Pradesh by providing them exposure to cutting edge technologies such as data analytics, mobility, AI, ML and cloud. We offer them extensive training through experiential and collaborative learning delivered via e-learning platforms along with opportunities for industry networking and access to research. The National Education Policy (NEP) gives us ample scope to implement these tactics. In fact, at JNTU-K we’ve included eight state-of-the-art skill development subjects into our B.Tech., CSE and IT curriculum. In this context, JNTU-Kakinada and Infosys have entered into a collaborative arrangement to leverage Infosys Springboard program, with its rich repository of 12,000+ courses, for developing the digital skills of the faculty and students of JNTU-Kakinada.”
“We are delighted to collaborate with JNTU-K to support a generation of enthusiastic learners who have a strong aspiration to participate in our digital future. We are confident that this collaboration will contribute massively to the advancement of technical education in India and help youth build industry-relevant skills in a rapidly transforming world,” said, Thirumala Arohi, Senior Vice President and Head – Education, Training and Assessment at Infosys.
Since its launch, Infosys Springboard continues to expand its reach to learners by growing its thriving community to more than 3.5 million registered users. Through its academia-industry collaboration initiative, Campus Connect, over 1,000 higher educational institutions have registered on the Infosys Springboard platform. Infosys, in line with its ESG Vision 2030, aims to enable digital skills at scale and empower over 10 million people in India through the Infosys Springboard program.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Over 300,000 of our people work to amplify human potential and create the next opportunity for people, businesses, and communities. With over four decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer clients, in more than 50 countries, as they navigate their digital transformation powered by the cloud. We enable them with an AI-powered core, empower the business with agile digital at scale and drive continuous improvement with always-on learning through the transfer of digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem. We are deeply committed to being a well-governed, environmentally sustainable organization where diverse talent thrives in an inclusive workplace.
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