Cyient Partners With TASK to Improve Employability for Engineering Students

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Cyient and TASK will work toward setting up a ‘train-and-hire’ model for fourth-year students in TASK registered engineering colleges

Hyderabad-based IT services and engineering company Cyient has signed an MoU with the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) to collaborate on skill-building and to improve employability for engineering students by imparting technical and soft skills trainings for the students.

Cyient provides engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, networks, digital, and operations management solutions to global industry leaders.

The primary objective of this industry-academia partnership is to leverage Cyient’s engineering expertise to create a pool of skilled workforce in Telangana that are equipped to meet industry needs.

The two organizations will work towards setting up a “train-and-hire” model for fourth-year students of mechanical, electrical, electronics, and aeronautical domains in TASK registered engineering colleges. Cyient has designed various training modules across these domains to help students get practical industry exposure.

Partnership aims at building a talent pool in Telangana

Commenting on the collaboration, Ramanand Puttige, Vice President, HR at Cyient, said, “We are excited about this partnership. Industries are facing a challenge in getting skilled engineers, and this tie-up with TASK is part of our ongoing endeavor to promote the technical and leadership skill enhancement for a future-ready workforce.”

He added, “We are confident that our industry-relevant courses, designed by experts, along with a world-class curriculum for upskilling the faculty will provide the much-needed fillip to the youth of Telangana and help the industry get access to a ready talent pool.”

Sujiv Nair, CEO, Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) expressed that they strongly believe that the industry-academic partnership bridges gaps and ensures students stay relevant to the ever-changing requirements of the digital world.

“This partnership with Cyient not only offers unique industry-relevant skilling and placement opportunities for students, the specially curated Faculty Development Programs will also enrich the skill sets of the faculty on emerging technologies,” he said.

The Government of Telangana established the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) to enhance the employability quotient of the youth in the state and to enrich the synergy among institutions of Government, Industry & Academia. Over 557 colleges in the Telangana state are registered with TASK and it offers skilling programs for students and faculty in line with the industry requirement.