Pune : Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL), the Pune headquartered skill development and education non-profit has partnered with Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) to train 1000 candidates for job roles spanning new age fields like Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), AI data science, cloud architect 2.0 and software engineering. The MOU was signed on 2nd November 2023.
Under the Chief Minister Kaushalya Karnataka Yojane (CMKKY), FUEL will mobilise and select candidates along with KSDC support and impart over 1600 hours training to a cohort of 250 aspirants each across 4 key sectors. 750 aspirants will be non-residential, whereas 250 candidates will be residential. The initiative is 100 per cent funded by KSDC.
FUEL, with its extensive network of industry partners and highly-qualified training personnel, will provide the candidates with incisive and practical knowledge of emerging sectors like AI and ML that are guiding business decisions worldwide.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Ketan Deshpande, Founder and CEO, FUEL said, “FUEL has been at the forefront in offering an upskilling curriculum aimed at developing and implementing various skill-training programmes based on the emerging demand across industries. The technological paradigm shift has impacted businesses and necessitated urgent upskilling of the future workforce. We impart knowledge on trending topics, bridging the gap between industries and academics. Our innovative methods hone the creative minds of young learners and ensure them the best placements at high-end companies.”
Santosh Huralikoppi, Chief Mentor, FUEL said, “India has established itself as the hub of quality professionals. Considering today’s rising demand in the technology and software development space, FUEL is dedicated to imparting skilling and upskilling with a unique and complex learning environment to explore and experience different field settings and achieve clinical competencies. For this, we are happy to associate with KSDC and be part of its distinct initiative to take the upskilling of IT professionals to the next level. KSDC is a global name recognised for skill development programmes and training. FUEL’s programme will ensure participants have wider professional opportunities as they obtain the right skills in tandem with the evolving global requirements.”