Mumbai: Leading IT learning solutions company NIIT Ltd on 5 September said it has entered into an agreement with ChongQing Information Industry Bureau (CQIIB) to provide IT training programmes for universities and colleges in the city of ChongQing.
In this regard, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between NIIT CEO Vijay K. Thadani and Secretary General of the Communist Party of ChongQing Wang Yang.
CQIIB is a Chinese government department responsible for growth and development of IT industry in ChongQing.
NIIT would offer training programmes in the areas of software engineering and application, network administration and management, game design and development. The training programmes would be offered in both English and Mandarin.
NIIT would also train and certify the faculties at the institutions apart from training the workforce in IT and non-IT companies in ChongQing, the firm said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
“NIIT’s partnership with CQIIB is in line with our commitment to develop skilled IT manpower in China,” Vijay K Thadani, NIIT CEO and Economic Consultant to ChongQing said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The company had entered China in 1998 with the launch of its first IT training centre in Shanghai in cooperation with Pudong Continuing Education Centre (PCEC), education arm of Municipal Government of Shanghai.