Plans to run a special project to provide cloud computing training to 2,000 IT students in Nepal and offer job placement within the country and globally
Kathmandu, Sept 23: Genese Solution - a company in the cloud computing ecosystem and web/software development - started a collaboration with UKaidSkills for Employment Program from August 2019.
Niranjan Udas, Director of Genese Solution, and Baljit Vohra, Team Leader of UkaidSkills signed the collaboration agreement amidst a special signing ceremony organized in Janakpur. Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut and Lisa Honan, Head of DFID Nepal were present during the ceremony.
After signing the partnership with UKaidSkills, Udas informed that they are preparing to launch a special project, Genese Cloud Academy (GCA), to upgrade the capacity of academic institutes in Nepal by facilitating access to and adoption of globally recognized cloud computing training and certification, followed by job placement in Nepal as well as globally.
Genese is preparing to introduce the popular Amazon Web Service (AWS) Educate program in Nepal to deliver industry-relevant cloud computing training and access to jobs globally through Amazon’s job portal. It is informed that Ukaid will be co-investing in the project while ensuring close coordination with relevant government entities at the federal, provincial and local levels, the private sector, donor agencies, and other stakeholders.
According to Genese, it will partner with more than 25 academic institutions from various cities of Nepal to adopt international online training modules in a bid to provide a pathway for students and teachers giving them access to tools, courses as well as certification.
The program which is supported by AWS Educate, Microsoft Education, Google Education, Alibaba Cloud Academy, Cisco Networking Academy and Atlassian University aims to upgrade the capacity and standards of academic institutions, build work-readiness among students and enable them to compete in the market. Moreover, the trainees will have access to more than 4,000 employers offering freelance and online jobs in the global market.
Wide range of skill-based training is covered by the program including Application Developer, Cloud Support Engineer, Cloud Support Associate, Cyber Security Specialist, and Data Integration Specialist, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Developer, IoT Developer, Digital Marketer, and Business Analysts.