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CSR Project By:  Wipro Ltd

Project Budget: INR 120.80 Cr


Higher Education for skills building

Project

Higher Education for skills building  (2017-18)

 
 
Project Sector  : Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement
 
 
Implementing Partners:  Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), ASHA Foundation, Community Educational Centre Society (CECS), V-Excel Educational Trust , , , Wipro Cares, CII Foundation, , , IIM Banglore, , , XUB (Xavier University Bhubaneshwar), IIT Bombay, , , NIT Trichy, , , BITS PILANI Goa Campus, Arunachal State Council for Science & Technology, Assam State Council for Science & Technology, Nagaland State Council for Science & Technology Kohima, Mizoram State Council for Science & Technology Aizawl, Meghalaya State Council for Science & Technology Shillong, Mizoram State Council for Science & Technology Aizawl, Punjab State Council for Science & Technology Chandigarh, Delhi state Environment Education Department, Tripura State Council for Science & Technology, Pratham , Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation, Simple Education Foundation, Library for All, , , Mobile Paatshala, Joy of Learning Foundation, School Education Trust for the Disadvantaged, Swatantra Talim Foundation, Vidyoday Foundation, Key Education Trust, Samait Shala, North East Educational Trust,
 
 

Project Description

People with the right skills and competencies form the bedrock of IT services organizations. The challenge for the Indian IT industry has always been to respond fast enough to the ever rapidly changing dynamics of the industry. The present times are no different, in fact even more so with the challenge of a bewilderingly fast changing landscape of technology which is often summarized as Industry 4.0. Company have always owned this as their primary responsibility. In 1995, they started a program for science graduates that would enable them to study for a post-graduate degree in engineering and technology. Called the Wipro Academy of Software Excellence (WASE) program, it helps Science graduates to study for a Masters degree in Software Engineering (M.Tech). Run in partnership with the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India, this unique program blends rigorous academic exposure with practical professional learning at the workplace, Company run a similar program called WISTA in collaboration with Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) for science graduates without a mathematics background. Since its inception in 1995, Wipro has supported and enabled more than 28,000 students to graduate from the WASE and WISTA programs with an MS degree in Software Engineering. During 2017-18, the total number of new entrants into the two programs was 3,274 while the aggregate strength across four years was 13,636.

 
 
Project Location:   Bengaluru-Karnataka,
 
 

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