Capgemini, a French information technology company, is planning to hire 500 women from rural India. It will provide the training and give them jobs that will be paying 3 lakhs annually. For which women are already selected for this initiative which includes graduates, diploma holders, and postgraduates. They are planning to hire 300 more women by December. Non-governmental organizations or NGOs across the country are helping the company to identify women who are educated and have the desire to follow a career but are unable to relocate, because of which they end up giving up their professional dreams.
Capgemini has a total workforce of 1,00,000 people in India. As part of its ‘Sakhi Drishtikon project’ company is thinking of harnessing the talent of qualified women from rural areas. These women will work with various teams in the cloud and infrastructure services business later with cybersecurity teams.
Before assigning any project, the selected women will undergo rigorous training and mentoring by experienced engineers. This project is intended to help rural women, who are desirous of a professional career, fulfill their dreams, and in the process, increase women’s participation in the workforce. The first lot of 100 consists of women who have some experience and also those who have been unable to put their education to use due to circumstances.