World’s leading US based Information Technology Services Company, Virtusa Corporation along with Automation Anywhere a leading Robotic Process Automation Company has joined hands with Chandigarh University (CU) to establish India’s 1st Virtusa Centre-of-Excellence (BOT Lab) to train and certify the next generation of automation engineers for global IT Industry.
Virtusa Team headed by Chakradhar Reddy Kayam, Director, RPA-Virtusa inaugurated the Centre-of-Excellence and interacted with the Virtusa Certified Faculty Trainers of the University. While interacting with the students, Chakradhar Reddy said, “It’s for the first time in India that two of the Industry Leaders in the field of Robotics & Automation have come on a platform to collaborate with a University to offer training & certification in the emerging field of AI and Machine Learning which happens to be future of the global IT Industry”.
“AI and Machine Learning is the next big thing in the field of Computer Science and it will add a whole new dimension how technology is helping mankind in doing the tasks with perfection and taking less time” said Chakradhar. While bursting the myth that Automation and Robotics would lead to job cuts, Reddy said, “Robots will be co-workers for human beings and will generate new jobs that requires different skill set which are not in practice today”. “We have designed a specialized learning module of six months which students would be undergoing along with their regular course curriculum in which they will learn from basic level of RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and go up-to advanced level during which they will be given chance to work on real time live projects, said Arvind Thothadri, Vice-President, Automation Anywhere.
Chakradhar Reddy Kayam, Director, RPA-Virtusa announced that “Virtusa would offer jobs to the RPA certified students during campus placements 2019 and this will be one of the benefit for the students of Chandigarh University” .