Tiruchy: Capgemini has launched two digital inclusion initiatives in Tiruchy comprising 'Livelihood Education through Action against Poverty (LEAP)'. a digital academy to drive employability for marginalised youth, and a digital literacy centre to enable citizens to participate in a technology-empowered society, according to Ashwin Yardi, CEO-India, Capgemini, Kishore Wikhe, COO & CTO, Business Services. .
They told newsmen soon after the inauguration of 'LEAP' here their presence was in 11 important cities in India including Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Noida, Kolkata, and Pune and there were 1.10 lakh headcounts in the 11 centres; of them in Tamil Nadu alone there are 2,000 headcounts, they added. It is planned to set up 10 centers across 11 cities with an aim to make 31,000 individuals digitally literate by 2021.
The candidates will be trained in skills such as .net, coding, data analytics, graphic designing, Java, and SQL, which corresponds to the requirements of the IT job market. Additionally, soft skills will be imparted to the participants to ensure they are job-ready. The academy in Tiruchy aims to train 1,200 youth in three years, they added.
The training project will be particularly useful to youth aspiring for a career in the information technology area....