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ITC Infotech successfully completes campus connect initiative for PLM practice
07 Jun 2013

~ ITC Infotech's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) practice partnered Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM) Nagpur to train student on PLM technologies ~

ITC Infotech, a leading global IT services and solutions company and a fully owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, today announced the successful completion of its PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) ‘Campus Connect Program'at Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM), Nagpur. This campus connect initiative from ITC Infotech is aimed at training students on PLM technologies and forge a meaningful partnership between industry and academia.

The eight-month program at RCOEM concluded with the graduation day for all participating students selected for ITC Infotech. The company initially trained students on foundation courses such as Java and Advanced Java followed by an extensive training on PLM. ITC Infotech conducted evaluation at various stages and timely counseling was held with students to overcome hurdles. PLM sessions were conducted by expert technical teams from ITC Infotech's Bangalore and Pune offices.

The graduation day function was attended by Mr. V V Rajasekhar, Senior Vice President - PLM and Engineering Services, ITC Infotech, Mr. Manoj Deshmukh, Global Delivery Head – PLM & Centre Head Pune, ITC Infotech, Mr. Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM, Dr V. S. Deshpande, Principal RCOEM and HODs of all departments.

Commenting on the success, Mr. V VRajasekhar, Senior Vice-President-PLM and Engineering Services, ITC Infotech said, "Our program will help bring students closer to industry, improve college-industry interactions and reduce time for students getting deployed in projects and customer assignments. There is a wide gap between industry and courses studied in the college. ITC Infotech's Campus Connect attempts to bridge this gap by empowering students with knowledge of industry practices and implementation. PLM is an important growth engine for ITC Infotech and the company is taking steps to develop competent teams across all levels. Several colleges & educational institutions have approached us to initiate similar programs and we will soon expand our Campus Connect program across India."

Dr. Deshpande, Principal RCOEM, said, "We are extremely happy to have been associated with ITC Infotech to deploy the PLM Campus Connect program for the benefit of our students. Such initiatives are befitting examples of how companies and educational institutions can collaborate to bring about improvement of the education system and society. We appreciate the effort taken by ITC Infotech to make this program a success and wish them luck in all their future endeavors."

Students too found the training beneficial as it gave them a significant head-start in the industry. The extensive training and exposure that they received over the past eight months also provided students with the confidence of transitioning smoothly from campus to corporate.

About ITC Infotech

ITC Infotech, a fully owned subsidiary of USD 7 billion ITC Ltd, provides IT services and solutions to leading global customers. The company has carved a niche for itself by addressing customer challenges through innovative IT solutions.

ITC Infotech is focused on servicing the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance), CPG&R (Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail), Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Engineering Services, THT (Travel, Hospitality and Transportation) and Media & Entertainment industries.

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