by Prashant Kapadia/NHN
The Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare is a state-of-the-art training institute established as a CSR initiative of Tech Mahindra Limited. It aims at creating a cadre of well qualified, trained professionals in the field of allied healthcare by providing high quality, innovative and interactive training to young minds keen to pursue a career in healthcare. A brilliant initiative taken by organising a symposium on “upskilling ’’ value addition to the Traditional Education system’, where in principals of renowned Jr.colleges and industry experts actively participated in the thought -provoking open discussion.
The highlights of the event were to throw light on issues and concerns such as employability skills, ratio of placeable students and knowing various perceptions towards vocational and academic education. India is a country where millions of graduate are not employed and it’s a serious concern which requires awareness and need a shift of paradigm approach. The event laid an importance of vocational education in making youth’s career, considering trade and soft skills as core need for employability.
The Chief Guest of the event was Mr. Anil Jadhao – Directorate of Vocational Education & Training, Government of Maharashtra who shared his expertise and insights on the appropriate approaches to be followed in vocational education, and was amazed by the initiatives taken by Tech Mahindra Smart Academy for Health Care.
About Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare: Mumbai, It’s a Paramedical and allied healthcare institute for women only, in association with Auxilium convent school. Inspired with Tech Mahindra Foundation CSR mandate of benefiting over 50% women beneficiaries, the academy comes with a unique feature that it is only for women institute and is also managed by a women team. Aimed at imparting professional paramedical training and employability skills, the academy is equipped with hospital simulated labs, industry-relevant study material, and experienced faculty. To aid young women making a career in the noble healthcare sector, The Academy offers varied certificate and diploma courses in allied health field.
About Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare located in prime cities like Delhi, Mohali, and Mumbai. These Academies train professionals through a range of paramedical diploma and certificate courses, with a Well-equipped laboratories, highly qualified healthcare trainers, on-the-job training in leading hospitals along with an array of extra-curricular activities, which make them a world class institution. These centers lay the foundation of life-long learning as a powerful way to tap into potential employment opportunities for youth. The laboratories resemble hospital wards to ensure that students learn in work-like settings. These Academies has a Basic Skills lab, equipped with medical mannequins for students to get hands on experience about CPR, tube feeding, inserting IV drips, giving injections and more.