City IT graduates lack professional skill
  • There is urgent need to improve IT curriculum in the city colleges.
  • Arrival of TCS and Infosys will help in creating pool of talented IT professionals.

Indore: “ City IT graduates lack professional skill, which poses major problems for the expansion of IT companies. The State Government should immediately address this burning problem for the benefit of IT Cos,” said Indore- based 100 percent export oriented unit, Emorphis’ founder CEO Nilesh Maheshwari.

City IT graduates lack professional skill

While talking to Free Press, this first generation entrepreneur said that despite good IT policy, the techies lack professional quality. He said: ‘ There is an urgent need to improve the curriculum of IT engineering colleges. Because outdated curriculum, the young faculties lack updated knowledge.

Maheshwari said: “ How can you expect quality IT engineering human resource and faculties when the curriculum is not up to the mark.Talking about problems being faced by the IT companies, the young CEO said that the companies were forced to outsource their work to Pune and Banglorebased professionals. “ Some companies are forced to open their software development centers there because small IT companies of the city can’t bear expenses of imported human resources.

Maheshwari further said: “ We have formed a registered organization, IT & Electronics Industries Foundation ( ITEIF) and the aim of this organization is to provide support to new IT entrepreneurs. In coming days, the Foundation will give suggestions to the State Government on improving IT engineering education.” The founder of Indore chapter of internationally acclaimed organization, Mobile Monday, which has 125 chapters all over the world said: “ We are trying to create a Mobile Technology Community networking here.

So that we can tap IT companies which are working in the same direction.” When asked how IT majors like TCS and Infosys would impact local IT companies, Maheshwari said: “ We hope that their arrival will help in creating pool of talented professionals. Maheshwari’s company has registered corporate head office in Indore, while it has one financial data processing office in Mumbai and one sales office in the USA. His company has the domain specialization in enterprise mobility, cloud computing, enterprise product development.

Project Indore’s IT potential at global forums ‘ There is need to project the IT potential of Indore at Global forums, similar to what other states do, subject to improve the quality of IT graduates, he said, adding that the government’s IT policy favours IT Investors.’ He said IT policy of the State Government is pro- IT- investors, which should be propagated at the International forums like, IT fairs, conference, summits etc. There should be stalls of MP Govt in such events like that the Kerala.

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