NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, has bagged the ASSOCHAM National Brand Summit & Excellence Awards 2016 as the â€˜Best Innovation Brandâ€™ in the Education sector. NIIT has received the coveted award for companyâ€™s continuous quest to offer path breaking industry-aligned education and training programs. Mr. Sanjay Zhunzhunwala, Chairman and Ms. Shradha Agarwal, Co-chairperson, ASSOCHAM Regional Council presented the award to Ms. Shakera Roy, General Manager NIIT Ltd & Geo Head (East & South Networks), at a scintillating ceremony organized at The Oberoi, Kolkata.
Over the last 35 years, NIIT has contributed extensively to the IT sector by training 35 million people in IT and other disciplines. In the last decade, NIIT diversified beyond IT training by entering into partnerships with domain experts in growing industry verticals. NIIT is actively involved in offering technologically advanced learning products and services to its customers.Â The company introduced pioneering Cloud Campus in India way back in 2011. A recent path breaking initiative NIIT.tv has received phenomenal response nationwide. An array of programs from NIIT are already available online through NIIT.tv. and Cloud Campus. With the launch of StackRoute, NIIT has also reinforced its leadership position as a pioneer in addressing the future skill needs of the IT sector. Continuing the effort to revolutionize the IT space, NIIT is now offering pioneering programmes in Digital Transformation, under the DigiNxtseries brand umbrella.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Global Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd. said,Â â€œOver the last 35 years NIIT has played a pioneering role in shaping the education and training sector through its innovative and industry-aligned career programs. We continuously strive to design our programs as per the aspirations of the youth and the requirements of the industry. This award is recognition of our efforts and will further encourage us to constantly innovate by introducing a diverse range of learning solutions focused on Digital Transformation.”
Eminent speakers like Mr. Partha Sinha, Vice Chairman & MD, McCANN Worldgroup, Mr. Sonal Dabral, Chairman & CEO, DDBMudra Group, Mr. Subhash Kamath, CEO & Managing Partner BBH, Mr. Samiran Gupta, India Country Head, ICANN, USA, Mr. Joy Mukherjee, Global Communication Expert, Angelique InternationalÂ and many more attended the event.
â€œNational Brand Summit & Excellence Awardsâ€ by ASSOCHAM is an initiative to salute Indian Corporate and Brands working in various sectors for excellence, innovation and their contribution to the society.