National & International Bodies
iPRIMED is an active member of NASSCOM and is working closely with industry bodies like NSDC, BITES,
CII and various
state governments to address the issues of skill enhancement, employability and inclusive
growth in a systemic manner.
Through its innovative methodology, iPRIMED analyzes the skills gap existing amongst the youths of today
and helps them in complementing the academic skills acquired by them while learning at institutions and
makes them industry ready.
iPRIMED is working with NASSCOM (http://www.nasscom.org/)
in multiple areas like generational diversity,
education, rural BPO, Sector Skills Council and so on. We are partnering with NASSCOM in its Education initiative and would help both in the IT and BPO side. In its latest effort towards social integration,
iPRIMED in association with Karnataka Regional Council of NASSCOM is working towards addressing the regional
needs of talent in Karnataka by starting Rural BPO in the state. iPRIMED and NASSCOM would work together in
the field of Talent development and Education to bridge the various gaps that exist between academia and industry
and build talent pipeline for both IT and BPO industry.
iPRIMED is an active participant in helping the newly formed Sector Skills Ccouncil on IT and ITeS (under the aegis
of NASSCOM) become operational.
Further, iPRIMED is a key contributor in the formation of LMIS (Labour Market Information system) and
Occupational Standards) under the aegis of NASSCOM. iPRIMED along with some other prominent organizations have been
associated with this NSDC – NASSCOM initiative from the early stages of conceptualization and hence have been chosen
to represent the IT/ITeS industry.
In addition, we have been participating actively in the development of the National Occupational Standards, an
initiative taken by NASSCOM to define clearly the occupational standards and career paths in the IT/ITeS sector.
iPRIMED, in association with the Center for Public Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, is working
to shape the policies in the area of vocational education and implementing technology to improve the governance system.
We have been a part of various seminars conducted by CPP, IIMB like ‘Inclusive Education – Bridging the Widening Social Disparities’,
‘Societies in Transition’ and so on.
To address India’s emerging needs of skilling across various fields, iPRIMED participated in “India – Women in Leadership” program, organized by CPP,
The program would be conducted on a regular basis around Labor and Employment and address the issues of skill development
to equip women to play multiple roles. iPRIMED plays an important role in this program which aims to strengthen the capabilities
of women leaders, enabling them to act as legislators, policy implementers, problem solvers, CEOs of their constituencies and party
Conversations are on with international bodies like the World Bank and World Economic Forum to address the issue of
skill enhancement and employability in the global market.