New Horizons opens Kolkata center

DQW Bureau
05 Jan 2005
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New Horizons India Ltd (NHIL), the JV between New Horizons Compu-ter Learning

Centers and Shriram Global Enterprises Ltd, has announced the launch of its

Kolkata training facility in East India. Manabendra Mukherjee, Minister of IT

inaugurated the new facility.

As part of its growth strategy, New Horizons plans to set up 15 centers in

East India over the next one year with an investment of over Rs 10 crore. It has

already set up centers in Jamshedpur and Guwahati in East India apart from its

Delhi, Gurgaon and Bangalore facilities.

Announcing the plans of New Horizons' Kolkata center, Ajay Sharma, NHIL

president and CEO said, "Kolkata would be our epicenter for expanding our

geographical reach in East India. Our Kolkata facility will look at leveraging

our global leadership position in corporate training to provide customized

programs aimed at the Enterprise and Corporate market. The center would be an

authorized learning center of Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat and CompTIA. It would

also be an authorized Prometric Testing Center".


Highlighting the USPs of New Horizons' Kolkata center, Deepak Rampuria,

Kolkata Franchise owner added, "The center has three classrooms, each with

12 nodes. One of the classrooms has been dedicated as a Multimedia Zone, where

NHIL will introduce almost the entire range of Multimedia products like 3DMAX,

Studio Servers, Film and Animation, Discreet Software Gallery, Maya, Adobe

Suite, Macro-media Suite etc."

Elaborating on the plans for New Horizons in East India, NHIL Franchise

Manager East Nirmal Singh said, "NHIL East has trained over 1,000 learners

from organizations like ONGC, TATA Steel, ITC, Metro Rail, IBM Global Services,

Ushacomm, LIC, Hindalco, Indian Audit and Accounts department etc. NHIL East is

also entering into strategic tie-ups with the State Government to extend its

competencies in the ITES segment to train youths for the major BPOs entering the

state of West Bengal."

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