More than 45,000 developers and IT professionals are participating in a simultaneous orientation session across 1000 locations, aimed at helping them chart their career path.
It will also provide direction to hone their skills to build apps for the global marketplace.
Amitabh Lahiri, President and Quality Leader, NIIT Limited said, "Cloud Computing and developing Apps are big trends.
"It is reshaping the landscape in many ways and the developers and IT professionals have an opportunity like never before. We are working with Microsoft to help the developers and IT professionals make the most of this opportunity."
"This unique initiative in collaboration with Microsoft will provide a roadmap to help developers become ace professionals in their chosen field," said Anuj Kacker, Executive Director, Aptech Limited.
Developers need to acquire the requisite skills to write modern apps.
'Power Your Future' initiative will give professionals and students an opportunity to hear from senior Microsoft leaders and mentors from across the country.
This will help them understand the latest trends, identify their strengths and interest areas and have career discussions with counselors at their local learning center.
More than 1000 CPLS (Certified Partner for Learning Solutions) centers will host the session concurrently.
This initiative will help developers and IT professionals across the country prepare for modern app development scenarios," commented Pratima Amonkar, Director - Strategic Audience Marketing, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
--IBNS (Posted on 18-09-2013)