TCS joins forces with NTTF to offer skill development programs in India


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said that its strategic business unit TCS iON has joined forces with Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) to launch industry-led skilling programs.

Nettur Technical Training Foundation is an Indian technical and vocational education and training institute.

The partners will offer high-demand skill development programs across the areas of robotics, manufacturing, automation, and electronics, in a unique phygital model, developed by TCS iON.

Tata Consultancy Services and Nettur Technical Training Foundation will have three diploma and a dozen certification courses to offer. The duo aims to skill and upskill over 60,000 youth in India to make them job-ready for the prevailing and future industry requirements.

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Dr N Reguraj — Managing Director of Nettur Technical Training Foundation said: “This unique program offered as a blended model of hands-on training plus the online content delivery as per NTTF standards would make the youth “Multi-level Certified” and skillful, to suit the high-demand job roles across sectors like robotics, automation, Industry 4.0, and electronics.

“The successful students will have an opportunity to choose among innumerable job postings listed on the TCS-iON platform.”

TCS joins forces with Nettur Technical Training Foundation to offer skill development programs in India

TCS joins forces with Nettur Technical Training Foundation to offer skill development programs in India. Photo courtesy of Aashijo/Wikimedia Commons.

To be launched by TCS iON, the programs are said to be designed according to the recent reforms in academics and industry-defined standards with an objective to bridge the skills gap.

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Enrolled candidates will get the flexibility to learn at a time and place of their choice under the mentorship of best-in-class trainers from the industry and Nettur Technical Training Foundation. Besides, they will be provided hands-on experience at the TCS iON learning and practice centers located across India.

Venguswamy Ramaswamy — Global Head of TCS iON said: “The Indian electronics manufacturing service industry is expected to grow over six times from $23.5 billion to reach $152 billion by 2025. To realize this growth, the country requires its youth to acquire vocational skills in addition to core education.

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“The TCS iON-NTTF partnership is aligned with the National Education Policy 2020, aimed to make the future workforce skilled and equipped to pursue exciting career opportunities in emerging industries.”

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