Hero Vired, the EdTech arm of the Hero Group, partners with Text & Clicks Academy to upskill existing, retiring and retired armed forces personnel. This partnership offers training and placement in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science on a larger scale.
Hero Vired for Business will leverage its industry partner network to guide learners through orientation sessions and masterclasses to help them get through the placement process. Along with MITx certification, Hero Vired will also offer internships and job placements at reputed corporates and start-ups thereby ensuring a seamless transition into this age of automation.
Commenting on the partnership, Srikrishnan V, Vice-President & Head, Vired for Business, Hero Vired, shared that companies are increasingly looking for veterans in various domains. Our goal, with this collaboration, is to train and assist them in securing employment opportunities in newer technologies. “We also believe that the armed personnel entering the workforce will bring in their discipline, dedication and productivity to the sector, which are critical skills for the future of work,” he added.
Text & Clicks Academy has trained over 16,000 participants over the last three years with a placement percentage of 62%, including participants from the Indian Navy, Kherwadi Social Welfare Association, Tribes India across formats, as well as enterprises and conglomerates like Hero Motocorp for internal training.
The vision of the Text & Clicks Academy is to train and place over 1, 00,000 rural participants over the next 5 years and continue the journey towards the 1 million mark in the next 10 years.