Capgemini India and the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra sign Memorandum of Understanding

| Press release
  • MoU will enable and enhance training and skill development in Maharashtra
  • The initiative to support Maharashtra’s economy by expanding the capabilities of the talent pool
  • Capgemini India to play a major role in developing innovative methods of imparting knowledge & new age technologies at existing training centres

Mumbai, India, April 12, 2016: Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra. Through this MoU, Capgemini India and the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department aims to explore collaboration for increasing employment potential in the State of Maharashtra by enabling supply of skilled manpower, strengthening training infrastructure, and encouraging adoption of new age technologies across various industries.

The MoU was signed by S. S. Sandhu, Principal Secretary, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra and Salil Parekh, Directur General Adjoint & Member of Group Management Board, Capgemini in the presence of Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Also present during the MoU signing was Kishor Chitale, CEO, Local Business Services (India & Middle East), Capgemini and other senior officials from the State government. 

Speaking on this occasion, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, said “The Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra is engaged in developing and grooming skilled manpower across the State. The department aims to contribute as a significant stakeholder in providing impetus to the ‘Skill India’ mission and the ‘Make in India’ movement. We acknowledge and appreciate Capgemini’s contribution in supporting this mission by upgrading and strengthening existing training capabilities and infrastructure to enhance the skill sets of potential talent in the State.”

Salil Parekh, Directur General Adjoint, Member of Group Management Board, Capgemini said “As a leading technology company, we will leverage our expertise in training and talent development to make a difference to Maharashtra’s economy by expanding the capabilities of the State’s talent pool. We are honoured to partner with the Government of Maharashtra in their skill development efforts and share our training and talent development knowhow to upskill the State’s youth in a way that can help them be successful professionals.”

Under the MoU, the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra will facilitate the availability of manpower for skill development by making the labour management information system (LMIS) available to Capgemini. It will also facilitate development and execution of customized training modules/courses to supply skilled and certified manpower to suite the requirements of Capgemini. Capgemini will extend free of cost technical support and consultancy for design, development and implementation of online and integrated skill development platform of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department. Capgemini will play a major role in developing innovative methods of imparting knowledge and identifying and instituting new age technologies at existing training centres with a view of upgrading the training facilities to global competitive standards. In addition to this, Capgemini will also provide manpower for training and equipping trainers involved in this effort.

 

About Capgemini

With 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2015 global revenues of EUR 11.9 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

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About Capgemini India

Capgemini in India has over 87,000 people and presence in nine cities (Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai - Trichy and Salem). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 45 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries.

Please visit www.in.capgemini.com for more details.