Aptech, provider of global learning solutions, announced a contract with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Government of Afghanistan, for IT skill building training in the country.
The program is funded by World Bank and is designed to increase the number of skilled Afghans and create a pool of proficient, technically qualified Afghan nationals who are industry-ready and employable. The project commenced on February 16, 2014, and will run for 16 months. The project is a part of the larger training and skill development vision of MCIT.
Aptech will conduct four month courses on system administration and database administration, which will be attended by 350 staff members, in two groups of 175 each, recommended by Afghanistan Government from its various departments.
Pravir Arora, executive vice president, Aptech, said, “We are glad to get an opportunity to work with the Afghanistan government. We hope to make a positive contribution to the government's endeavor in making people IT trained and job-ready for the industry. Our course structure, quality of content and global experience will surely benefit Afghan nationals in becoming competent and qualified talent force."
Aptech has opened a Network Centre in Kabul, Afghanistan for its IT, English and Hardware and Networking courses with M/s Arif Azim Co. where the training will be executed for the participating staff.