New Delhi: Infosys BPO has trained over one lakh students across India to enhance their level of employability in the ITeS industry through its flagship corporate social responsibility initiative Project Genesis.
Project Genesis was launched in Karnataka by Infosys BPO in 2005.
It is a industry-academia partnership initiative and aims to increase employability of students across Tier-I and Tier-II towns in the country, the company said in a statement.
Infosys BPO Vice President and Head (Human Resources Development) Raghavendra K said, "We have reached out to over 100,000 students from Tier-II and Tier-III towns in India and continue to strive towards reaching out to more".
The programme assists academicians to handle queries and apprehensions of students about a career in the BPO industry, he added.
Under the programme, academicians from identified colleges are trained over a period of 10 days on the Global Skills Enhancement curriculum on the Infosys campus. The entire training program is sponsored by Infosys BPO, the statement said.
First Published: Thursday, November 8, 2012, 22:11