Mumbai, August 14, 2020: HR Tech firm ZingHR, in association with Sambhav Kadam Foundation, announced to train retiring Indian armed forces personnel for various roles in the corporate sector. Titled as ‘The Next Frontier‘, the initiative aims to facilitate a smooth transition for them, in various roles in the corporate world. It is in line with the clarion call given by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi for ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The programme will begin on the occasion of 74th Independence Day on 15th August. It will be an online programme of 30 hours that will be conducted for over 45 days with participation from industry leaders. The first batch will have Short Service Commission (SSC) Officers who have recently retired or are soon to get retired and subsequent batches will have various other categories including war widows.
“We always are looking for an opportunity to pay our gratitude to the brave Armed Forces. The initiative is a commitment to support the vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat and upskill workforce in line with Industry 4.0 amid the economic uncertainty. Indian Armed Forces have made an exemplary contribution to our nation. As the nation celebrates 74th Independence Day, this initiative is our small step to honour their illustrious contribution in shaping India as a defence superpower,” said Mr. Prasad Rajappan, Founder & CEO, ZingHR.
” This is our homage, support and will to build a strong corporate structure for not only our clients but various enterprises across the country by sharing the best of talent from defence veterans with them. While we are attempting to familiarise the Armed Force veterans with the Corporate world, we feel there is much for the Corporate world to learn from the Armed Forces “ added Mr. Prasad Rajappan.
This initiative by ‘Sambhav-Kadam Foundation’ comprises a custom-designed Transition and Learning Program that will provide an overview of the principles of the corporate culture. Some of the focus areas under the programme will be Corporate Domain Awareness & Organisational Dynamics, Organisational Policies, Recruitment Procedures, Changing Technology in Corporate World, Business Strategy, Communication Protocols and Change Management. It will also encapsulate specialist expertise in programming, data analytics and other such disciplines based on participants’ interests. “Sambhav-Kadam is a Veterans initiative that aims to leverage the Human and Social potential of Soldier- Veterans towards Nation Building”, said Sqn Ldr (Retd) Prem Vandana Singh, Director Sambhav-Kadam, herself a Corporate Leader and an Airforce Veteran.
Apart from virtual lectures, the course will comprise hands-on guided projects, guest Lectures by business leaders and eminent Academicians, virtual industry tours for exposure in multiple domains and identification of potential opportunities in various sectors.
“The objective of this whole upskilling and building a new perspective is to derive synergy between the corporate world and the defence talent ecosystem which will immensely add value to both and will, in future help the entire society,” said Dr. Prasanth Nair who is the Advisory Board at ZingHR