Sona Comstar partners with NASSCOM to boost digital skills of employees

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited (Sona Comstar), an Indian automotive technology firm, is collaborating together with FutureSkills Prime – a MeitY-NASSCOM digital skilling initiative that will upskill its employees/workforce with cutting-edge digital technologies using industry-relevant and government-approved curriculum based courses.

FutureSkills Prime is a public-private partnership between the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Indian National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) to build an ecosystem of digital skills for the citizens of India.

The aim of the initiative is to see that professionals and graduates are reskilled/upskilled in new technologies and professional skills to help make India the world’s leading digital talent hub in the next few years.

Sona Comstar said that it plans to upskill its employees so that they are prepared to take on the digital revolution across a variety of functional areas.

Vivek Vikram Singh — Group CEO of Sona Comstar said: “We are proud to be the part of the enterprise by Government of India and NASSCOM. As the world, especially manufacturing, rapidly transitions from the industrial age to the digital age, the skills required have also evolved.

“The advancement of technology and digital transformation compels up‐skilling as the natural progression towards a promising future. As an automotive technology leader, it is our endeavor to up‐skill our workforce at this juncture.”

FutureSkills Prime is said to be dedicated to advising and encouraging Indian professionals to assume engaging, meaningful, and meaningful roles in the future that is brimming with opportunities created through cutting-edge digital technologies.

Navanit Samaiyar — NASSCOM FutureSkills Head of Market Development and Learner Success said: “With technology proliferating industries, and the world moving towards digitized existence, it is essential that we arm the workforce across sectors to be future‐ready with critical tech & professional skills.

“Upskilling in emerging technology is an armour that the workforce needs to not just meet the challenges of a digital‐first world but to thrive in it. This initiative, by Sona Comstar, to upskill their workforce is a first in the automobile industry.

“In that respect, Sona Comstar is a visionary leader in recognizing the benefits of enabling a culture of learning tech. This will not only benefit the company but will be an example for others in the automobile industry where tech is already married to automobiles.”

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