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."