NEW DELHI: Software major Microsoft will tap into the growing demand for skilled workforce in information technology and telecom sector and the need to reskill the existing professionals to meet the demand of global customers.
As part of project ‘Sangam’ Microsoft India on Monday signed an MoU with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) to improve skills of telecom executives and create a more viable skilling ecosystem.
Project Sangam is a cloud hosted platform that leverages Azure services and LinkedIn along with Aadhaar verification to provide an integrated mobile-first platform for skilling, and employment.
The platform will also provide Advanced Analytics and Insights for monitoring and improving program success. The company said it will run a pilot to skill candidates in the areas of ICTEC (Information, Communication Technology, Electronics & Cyber as related to Telecom) and connect them with jobs.
“We believe technology can empower every Indian...Project Sangam is an important step in in helping play a role in bringing the power of Microsoft technology to accelerate the ‘Skill India’ mission,” Anil Bhansali, managing director, Microsoft India (R&D) Private Limited and corporate vice-president, Cloud & Enterprise, said in a statement.