Registered skill training providers with NSDC to benefit in a major way from investments by MNCs
In a major development to support the ‘Skill India Movement’ and ‘Digital India’, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Captiveway India Solutions Pvt. Ltd (CIS) for the creation of a portal which will house the entire nation’s NSDC affiliated Learning and Training Centers (LCs) with their offered skills training courses. This will be one mega e-based project that NSDC will undertake to create a comprehensive and cohesive skill ecosystem for MNCs who are looking at trained manpower to support their business requirements.
Iway Global B2B Portal (‘Iway portal’) is a sub-division of Captiveway India Solutions Pvt. Ltd (CIS), based in Pondicherry; with hubs in India (Chennai, Bangalore and Delhi), Singapore and France.
The Iway portal is set to deliver this service for MNCs and MNEs by earliest, mid-August 2015. Over 4,500 MNCs in India with over quarter million overseas affiliates, the possibilities of connecting and training millions of Indian workers, with the continuous emergence of educational needs is an exciting project for Iway Global portal.
This MoU was signed by Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD and CEO, NSDC with Mr. Vijaya Koumar, Founder and CEO, CIS.
Commenting on the occasion, Dilip Chenoy, Managing Director & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) said “This partnership will certainly give a major push to the skill development landscape in India. It will benefit Indian companies involved in the skill training space in many ways. It will assist in increasing their business volume, make them a part of an active skill ecosystem and will also give them international exposure. This platform will see training organizations expand their infrastructure and open up more training centres.”
Captiveway’s CEO, Vijaya Koumar stated “Our mission for this company is coming to light; this project is a boon for us. We are all excited to be partnering with NSDC towards increasing India’s skilled workers, and hand-in-hand utilising the Digital Sector for ‘Make & Invest in India’, a successful venture for Iway Global Portal. This purpose of touching and transforming people’s lives will bring a humanistic emphasis in our achievements.”
“We are looking at around a million people getting skilled in the next five years from this project. We hope this partnership will offer new and innovative opportunities for our training partners to collaborate with international organizations towards best practices, curriculum and scale up the efforts of skills development in the country,” he further stated.
Koumar adds “our B2B Market Place will accelerate the sourcing process and selection of trusted training partners for training skilled workers in India.”
The membership based Iway Portal is also a virtual B2B service provider for Foreign Direct Investment Businesses to enter the Indian market with ease. The portal is geared in tune with the initiative ‘Make in India’ and is committed towards producing the most sought after portal in terms of quality, innovation, knowledge, speed, and security amongst other unique features.
The portal is unique in that it provides all the information required for MNEs and MNCs, to help facilitate and accelerate business within India. This means that IWAY global portal furnishes all the services required for any FDI company to enter and conduct business in India, a one-stop resource. For Indian national companies, there are many privileges of being on the portal as it serves as a form of first contact for FDIs to seek out, exposes their company for trading to occur, as well as other useful services such as connections and events.