HCL has introduced TechBee, an HCL Early Career Training Program in Madurai. The program is aimed to provide software engineering jobs to bright 10+2 students.
HCL’s new people strategy for 10+2 students aims to offer software engineering jobs by equipping them with the future ready skills. The first batch with students from Madurai and nearby areas have started.
Leveraging the demographic dividend in Rural India, this program contributes to the “Skill India” mission. Through this program, a 10+2 student will gain skills to do a software engineer job with HCL and also enroll into Masters in IT program. Students who have joined this program have a minimum 85% marks in their 12th exam with maths as a subject.
Over 1000 employees support key clients from the HCL Madurai facility inaugurated in September last year. Spread over 6.75 acres this center can scale up to 4500 employees and is witness to first of its kind ‘all female employees’ onsite delivery center for the Financial Services.
HCL in Madurai offers the educated youth of the city, an opportunity to develop global careers right in their own city, without the need to migrate to metros for employment in future.
Speaking at the occasion – Srimathi Shivashankar, Vice President – HCL Technologies said, “We are excited to commence the first batch of TechBee – HCL Early Career Training Program in Madurai. The program will prepare these students technically and professionally for jobs in software engineering with us. This effort from HCL will enable students with early career aspirations to become self- sufficient and also pursue Higher education. We are looking forward to working with local schools both in Madurai and in neighboring districts “