PSDM joins hands with HCL for employment guarantee program

Chandigarh: Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM) under the aegis of the Department of Employment Generation, Skill Development & Training signed an MoU with HCLTSS for the implementation of the Employment Guarantee Program- “Tech Bee”.

Divulging the details, Secretary Employment Generation, Skill Development & Training Sh. Kumar Rahul said that It is an Early Career Program for 12th class passed outs with Mathematics/Business Mathematics who wish to pursue a career in IT. He further said that through this program, PSDM will fund the fee of the first 200 candidates (full fee for first 100 candidates and 50% fee for next 100 candidates) who get selected from the meritorious schools of Punjab. He said that on completion of CRT and internship, the candidate will be an employee of HCL and can pursue higher education partially funded by HCL from renowned universities like BITS Pilani, Amity, IIM Nagpur, KL University, and SASTRA University thus providing the youth of Punjab an opportunity to earn while learn and make great careers in the field of IT.

Meanwhile, the Mission Director of Punjab Skill Development Mission, Ms. Deepti Uppal added that the program comprises two parts- 6 months Class Room Training and 6 months of Internship. She said that during Class Room Training, candidates will be provided laptops followed by a stipend of INR 10, 000/month during the internship by HCLTSS. She said that the training will be imparted on Future Technologies and candidates will get the opportunity to work on live projects of HCL under the mentorship of well-experienced trainers.

On the MoU signing ceremony, Team HCL TSS apprised that the Internship of candidates will continue across India leading to assured placement in any of HCL campuses at Noida, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Madurai, Vijayawada, Nagpur, and Lucknow. HCL has projects in 60+ countries such as the USA, Canada, England, Australia, France, Singapore, etc. in which candidates may get the opportunity to work depending on their capabilities and performance.