VMware collaborates with FutureSkills Prime, an initiative by NASSCOM and MeitY, to empower Indian youth with digital technology skills, enabling students and recent graduates to upskill in emerging technologies.
VMware, Inc. announced a partnership with FutureSkills Prime, an upskilling initiative by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India (MeitY), and NASSCOM. The collaboration aims to enhance digital skilling opportunities for students and graduates, enabling them to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving tech landscape. This partnership also empowers recent graduates for successful tech careers by granting access to cutting-edge technologies and hands-on training.
Within this collaboration, both companies will offer a comprehensive training program covering the latest trends in cloud computing, virtualisation, and networking. These courses are free of charge as part of the ongoing digital skilling initiative led by NASSCOM and MeitY. The program will equip IT professionals with skills in areas such as NSX Advanced Load Balancer Fundamentals, VMware Cloud Native Applications Fundamentals, VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, Managing the Tanzu Greenplum Database with the Greenplum Command Center, VMware Tanzu Greenplum Data Modeling, Design, and Performance Management, and Workloads – The Right Way.
Pradeep Nair, Vice President and Managing Director at VMware India, emphasised the importance of quality education and training in the tech industry, stating that this partnership aims to invest in India’s tech talent by empowering youth with the latest skills and knowledge. Ramkumar Narayanan, VP of Technology and Managing Director at VMware India underscored VMware’s commitment to equipping young professionals with digital technology skills, bridging the digital divide and enabling youth to thrive in the dynamic technological environment.
Kirti Seth, CEO of SSC, NASSCOM, highlighted the significance of this collaboration in preparing youth for the future of work and contributing to India’s transformation into a trillion-dollar digital economy. The centrality of cloud technology in innovation and efficiency across industries makes this partnership with VMware a valuable asset in NASSCOM’s commitment to preparing learners to become job-ready and contribute to India’s emergence as a digital talent nation.