The partnership will support over 10 million youths in India and help them acquire jobs in automotive industry.
New Delhi, January 17, 2019 – Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday partnered with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) to skill over 10 million youths in India and help them acquire jobs in the automotive industry.
As per a joint release, TCS iON will closely work with the Skill Council to understand the dynamic workforce requirements of the industry and accordingly develop classroom and digital learning modules based on its unique ‘Phygital’ Learning Methodology.
The Digital Assessment Platform will help conduct knowledge and skill assessments and an intelligent algorithm will carefully match the skilled youth to the right jobs, at speed and scale.
TCS iON will also bring ASDC’s training partner ecosystem onto the same platform and help the Council manage affiliations, enhance quality of delivery, and improve transparency.
“We are pleased to be associated with ASDC to digitally reimagine their training, skilling, and placement initiatives. Our digital learning, assessment and process management platforms will help impart skills at scale and address an important national priority, which is to create a skilled workforce and generate employment,” said Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON.
“This partnership between TCS iON and ASDC sets a precedent and serves as a role model for all the other sector Skill Councils in the country, which are looking to make a meaningful impact.”
Nikunj Sanghi, Chairman, ASDC added, “We at ASDC are very excited about our partnership with TCS iON. Their expertise in skilling, coupled with industry-leading digital technology prowess will enable us to achieve our purpose of continually developing and upgrading Automotive Skills through skilling and up-skilling. This endeavor will focus on creating an automated digital assessment process, a digital learning hub, and a listing platform for jobs and candidates. Fully supported by the auto industry, this will enable us to meet the objectives and aspirations of all stakeholders, (including job aspirants, employers and the Government) towards meeting Skill India/Make in India objectives by creating value additions through Skilling/Up-Skilling for Human Capital creation and enhancement which would lead to more economic activity and consequent additional jobs.”
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