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Tata STRIVE, Wipro GE Healthcare to skill youth for jobs in healthcare sector

24 February 2021 | News

As part of this partnership, Wipro GE Healthcare will design, develop and implement industry-relevant, hands-on training

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Tata STRIVE and Wipro GE Healthcare have entered into a partnership to skill youth for jobs in the healthcare sector over a period of three years. The agreement aims to skill 6,200 candidates in various technical and operational areas of healthcare.

As part of this partnership, Wipro GE Healthcare will design, develop and implement industry-relevant, hands-on training with a goal of achieving gainful employment for these students, many of whom belong to underprivileged sections of society.

Tata STRIVE with the support of Tata Trusts will provide the candidates loan scholarships upon qualifying for the course. Tata STRIVE to enhance the programme delivery and efficacy by providing digital solutions for planning and managing batches, loan scholarships, attendance, assessments and tracking.

Tata STRIVE to provide its industry relevant state-of-the-art content for the soft skills aligned to the healthcare sector requirements. This partnership is a significant step to address the increasing demand for Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs).

Speaking at the announcement, Anita Rajan, CEO, Tata STRIVE said, “This partnership between Tata STRIVE and Wipro GE Healthcare, will build a cadre of technical professionals that will support the delivery of quality medical care to reduce this gap. The financial support towards training, provided by Tata’s will democratise the opportunity for youth especially women to aspire for a career in healthcare.”

Speaking at the announcement, Shravan Subramanyam, Managing Director, Wipro GE Healthcare, South Asia said, “Building a strong pipeline of allied healthcare professionals can be a strategic intervention in the healthcare sector. This partnership focusses not only on employment but also focusses on bridging the skill gap prevalent in the healthcare sector along with upliftment of women in the society.”

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