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This edtech collaboration is easing Indian army veterans into new-age tech roles

Edtech company Hero Vired has entered into a new partnership with Text & Clicks Academy to upskill existing, retiring and retired armed forces personnel and veterans. This first-of-a-kind partnership offers training and placement in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science on a larger scale. This collaboration will provide attractive employment opportunities that will allow Indian armed forces officials to transition into corporate jobs with ease, creating alternate avenues for employment upon retirement.

About the edtech partnership

Text & Clicks Academy has trained over 16,000 participants over the last three years with a placement percentage of 62%, including participants from the Indian Navy, Kherwadi Social Welfare Association, Tribes India across formats, as well as enterprises and conglomerates like Hero Motocorp for internal training. Hero Vired for Business will leverage its industry partner network to guide learners through orientation sessions and masterclasses to help them get through the placement process. Along with MITx certification, the company will also offer internships and job placements at reputed corporates and start-ups thereby ensuring a seamless transition into this age of automation.
“Companies are increasingly looking for veterans in various domains. Our goal, with this collaboration, is to train and assist them in securing employment opportunities in newer technologies. This partnership between Text And Clicks Academy and Vired For Business will provide armed officials with access to highly technical programmes in Data Science, AI and ML which go beyond traditional vocational skills. We also believe that the armed personnel entering the workforce will bring in their discipline, dedication and productivity to the sector, which are critical skills for the future of work,” says Srikrishnan V, Vice-President & Head, Vired for Business, Hero Vired.

Putting veterans on the corporate radar

“We are happy to partner with Hero Vired for Business in realising our common mission of putting retired armed forces personnel on the corporate radar. Transcending from the armed forces to corporate positions will be facilitated by empowering them with new-age skills of AI, ML and Data Science – the three technical skills which are transforming business functions and processes in addition to our existing courses,” says Narinder Madan, Head of Corporate Relations, Text and Clicks Academy.
Text And Clicks Academy has been contributing to the social empowerment and upliftment of learners through offering short-duration courses to improve employability in the urban and rural sectors of the country thereby bridging the gap between the curriculum and industry requirements. The courses offered by Text and Clicks Academy are currently targeted towards executive to mid-management level and majorly in the field of Mechanical, Production and Industrial Engineering. With this partnership, the institution will expand its offerings to emerging technologies such as AI, ML and Data Science.

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