MENU × BUSINESS
Banking And InsuranceCryptocurrencyDigital MarketingErpFood And BeveragesHealthcareLegalMarketing And AdvertisingMedia And EntertainmentMetals And MiningOil And GasRetailTelecom
TECHNOLOGY
Artificial IntelligenceBig DataCloudCyber SecurityE CommerceEducationGaming And VfxIT ServiceMobileNetworkingSAPScience And TechnologySecuritySoftwareStorage
PLATFORM
CiscoDatabaseGoogleIBMJuniperM2MMicrosoftOracleOracleRed Hat
LEADERSHIP
CEO ReviewCompany Review
MAGAZINE
ASIA INDIA
STARTUPS CLIENT SPEAK CONTACT US

The Silicon Review Asia

HCL plans to launch its Tech Bee initiative to help students

HCL plans to launch its Tech Bee initiative to help students

HCL, the Indian IT services giant has announced plans to launch its “Tech Bee” program, under which it would reportedly train and hire high school graduates. While the complete structure of the initiative has not been revealed, HCL has reportedly hired about 700 students under this program. The company began the Tech Bee initiative as a test in the states of Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh and found good results.

HCL has its operations in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand and operates its own development centers. According to a senior executive of the company, HCL would begin its unique program in states where it has a presence, to enhance their outreach. The reason for such a program is to encourage greater numbers of students to enter into the IT sector and to help with their careers down the line. The criteria for eligibility into this initiative are a minimum score of 60% marks in Std. 12 with mathematics included among the subjects.

Students who wish to enroll need to take an entrance exam and those who get selected would receive a stipend of Rs.10000 per month. Furthermore, enrolled students would also be able to pursue higher studies as part of the program.

It has long been emphasized by experts that the only way to bolster technical education in India is through collaboration with IT corporations on formulating better means of pedagogy. 

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Salesforce Expands into Thailand, Opens Office in Bangkok

Salesforce has announced permanent presence in Thailand by launching its new office in the country’s capital, Bangkok. The permanent presence wi...

GMLL is expected to soon add two more stores to its retail arm ‘Price Mantra’

Garment Mantra Lifestyle, a popular name in the Indian fashion retail segment, recently made an announcement that the company is expanding its retail ...

Tariff plans will cost higher from the next financial year as telecom companies are gearing up to increase rates

The ongoing Covid pandemic had significantly increased the number of mobile and internet users worldwide. The high amount of usage is expected to drop...

Business Travelers to Stay at Singapore’s Changi Airport Bubble

Singapore’s open economy depends heavily on tourism and business. But its vibrant but small economy has been hurting as the circumstances due to...

RECOMMENDED