Rishabh Software, GSFCU and ASBM Partner To Create Better Opportunities In Technical Education
With an aim to create better opportunities in technical education that meets the current and future workforce demand, Rishabh Software has announced that it has entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) University and Asian School of Business Management (ASBM) University. The MoUs are part of the Rishabh Software skilling initiative –Rishabh Integrated Skill Enhancement (RISE).
“The agreement between RISE and the universities is unique because it will leverage the institutions' strengths to create better opportunities in technical education that meets the current and future workforce demands. Most importantly, the objective would be to help meet the industry needs of students to support their “College to Corporate” journey,” the company said in the statement.
According to the agreement, RISE would play the role of a strategic implementation partner. The RISE team would help the universities to design customised technology programmes that integrate into their curriculum through experiences such as blended learning, multi-disciplinary learning and activity-based learning. RISE would work with the universities in content curation, monitoring the learning programme and conducting periodic assessments. The students who excel in this programme will have project work or internship opportunities with Rishabh Software.
“We are excited to partner with GSFC University and ASBM University. We will work with them to create a pathway for their students to increase their career opportunities as technology professionals," said Saumil Shah, Chief Strategy Officer at Rishabh Software. “Through our RISE initiative, we are working to nurture over 1,000 young tech minds to be industry-ready in the next five years,” he added.
Meanwhile, Dr. Rajesh Khajuria, Vice President at RISE said, “This programme would feature collaborative support across academic initiatives, enhancement of soft skills and a focus on innovation by imparting knowledge through live projects and hands-on learning. This association would also focus on upskilling the faculty members with Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) to address emerging industry requirements in line with National Occupational Standards.”
About Rishabh Software
Rishabh Software is a CMMI 3, ISO 9001:2019, and ISO 27001 certified organisation. It specialises in software development, technology consulting, engineering, and IT-enabled services. Based out of Vadodara, the company has achieved considerable technological expertise with a significant global market presence. The team of over 700 employees across US, UK and India offices has executed over 1,000 projects globally.
GSFC University is recognised under the Gujarat Private University (Second Amendment) Act, 2014 and is established by the GSFC Education Society - an initiative of Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, six decades old industrial giant, to continue the tradition of serving the community in multiple ways. The vision behind establishing this distinct University is societal development through relevant and cutting edge knowledge in frontier areas of professional growth.
Augmenting cutting edge skills is the core determination of GSFC University. To supplement and nourish these skills strong industrial support is a vital agent. Students at GSFC University receive a unique opportunity in the form of hands on training in industry besides the classroom learning that gears them for their career development in multiple ways.
Higher Education In India
India holds an important place in the global education industry. India has one of the largest networks of higher education institutions in the world. However, there is still a lot of potential for further development and improvement in the education system. With almost 27 per cent of India’s population in the age group of 0-14 years, India’s education sector provides numerous opportunities for growth.