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Quess Corp Limited and NTTF tie up for the NEEM Program

Bangalore, September 08, 2016:   Quess Corp Limited (“Quess”) and Nettur Technical Training Foundation (“NTTF”) have launched a partnership to extend the ‘National Employability Enhancement Mission’ (“NEEM”), a skills enhancement initiative of the Government of India.This initiative aims to offer multiple programs to improve candidate employability andranges from six month duration courses to two year diploma courses.

Under the agreement signed today between Quess and NTTF – Quess will be the service partner for NTTF and will manage industry relationships and identification of eligible candidates across the country while NTTF will be responsible for training and mentoring of candidates to get them industry ready.

Quess in association with NTTF will develop courses designed in two parts: Technical Orientation programs that will be delivered through class room sessions followed by On-the-Job training that will be held at client locations and will expose the candidates to global industry practices.

As a programme that will be driven and sponsored by Industry, the aim will be to create a workforce skilled in the specific requirements of each employer. The training will cover a variety of verticals including automotive and non-automotive manufacturing, engineering, retail, logistics among others. In this effort, the platform offered by the 66 training centresof Quess and NTTF’s 20 centres across India, will create scale to train candidates on a pan-India basis for clients.

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Guruprasad Srinivasan, President – People and Services at Quess Corp, said,“Our partnership with NTTF is crucial in identifying and extending the benefits of the NEEM program to deserving candidates and onwards to our clients. Candidates will not only get a chance to enhance their skills through a variety of vocational training programmesbut also be trained to understand the processes that industry demands”

Commenting on the association, Mr. N Reguraj, Managing Director, NTTF, said, “We are excited about this collaboration with Quess Corp that will enhance the employability of youth in the country. We seek a long term relation with Quess that will cover newer verticals and employers. We also hope to enable a greater connect between the youth and the Industry”