NASSCOM Foundation, in collaboration with Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS), (Listed on NSE & BSE, India), launched a training center with an aim to make Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) skilled for job roles and make them industry ready. The center will train a minimum of 100 PwDs in the NCR region over the next 12 months, with a target of placing at least 50% of them in companies already sensitized to accommodate them.
The trainees will be skilled in a variety of job roles suitable for IT/BPM, Hospitality and Retail industries, along with soft skills, interview skills, communication skills, English language training etc. Efforts have been made to ensure that the center is accessible not just in terms of physical accessibility but also through technology and follows the principles of Universal design of learning. Training will be conducted using the best accessible technology and training methodologies.
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