New Delhi, October 2020: Being a responsible player in the IT industry, Codleo Consulting, based in India, launches a CSR initiative to equip women and youth with advanced IT and coding skills. The initiative is in sync with the central government’s ‘Skill India’ mission, endeavours to empower and enable them to acquire suitable employment opportunities in the new age IT sector for a sustainable career.
Codleo Foundation, the CSR arm of Codleo Consulting emphasises on creating a skilled workforce who will be employable from the very beginning, thus reducing the numbers of unemployed IT graduates in the country.
Delighted with the initiative by Codleo Foundation, R S Maan, Chief Revenue Officer of Codleo Consulting said, “The youth of India having completed their B. Tech stares at an uncertain future because of the present market dynamics and ends up joining BPOs and other industries out of desperation. Our initiative aims to hone up their skills in the latest technologies, which they can learn quickly with real-time project exposure during the course, rendering them skilled to join the workforce.”
“Vocational Education is the need of the hour as the industries are moving towards digital presence amid the ongoing pandemic. Witnessing the surge in demand for skilled talent in the market, Codleo Foundation takes a step further to provide specialized courses, and training to young women, mothers and youth,” he added.
Codleo Foundation plans to invest up to Rs 30 Lakhs for the successful commencement of this initiative. The courses provided under the initiative are designed with a unique approach. It has partnered with leading technology and IT companies for placement opportunities for the students completing the course. Additionally, it also collaborates with higher educational institutions for educating the students on the latest technology trends for better market understanding.
Furthermore, Codleo Consulting in a strategic Silver Partnership with Salesforce (the world’s leading CRM based in the USA and Canada) that gives the Foundation an edge to equip the students with certifications in Salesforce. This will enable them to look for job opportunities in companies that are already using Salesforce for their business including the Fortune 100 companies that are looking for new talent to expand their operations. Salesforce also plans to add 5.48 lakh direct jobs in India in near future.
To reach gender parity, the initiative targets women techies who gave up their careers for family or other inevitable reasons and seeking to upgrade their skills as per the market needs. Furthermore, it also assists B. Tech students with low percentage between 40 – 70 per cent in their graduation and not able to get through employment opportunities.
Codleo Consulting has an in-house team of 50+ young professionals specialised in coding, digital marketing, and Salesforce related roles. To help the students gain real-time industry exposure, they will be mentoring and educating them for their bright future ahead.