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NIIT receives ‘Franchisor of the Year Award’ at Franchise India Awards 2015


  • Wins the coveted honor under the category ‘Vocational & Skill Development Training Institute’

New Delhi, October 23, 2015: NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, has been awarded the ‘Franchisor of the Year Award 2015,’ under the category ‘Vocational & Skill Development Training Institute’ by Franchise India, India’s leading Franchising publication. NIIT has received the coveted award for its path breaking work in skilling and demonstrating the best franchisee business model in the skill development space.

The Franchise India Awards is an industry platform that recognizes excellence in the development of the franchise industry in India. The Awards identify the initiatives and success of entrepreneurs and companies that have contributed to the development of the franchise and retail sector in India.

On receiving the trophy at the award function, held in New Delhi on October 19, 2015, Mr. Sanjay Bahl, President & National Channel Head, Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Limited, said, “We are honoured to receive the prestigious ‘Franchisor of the year Award 2015’ under ‘Vocational & Skill Development Training Institute category’. It gives us immense pleasure to see that our relentless efforts and tremendous support extended by each NIITian to enhance our Business Partner Centers’ Growth and Profits continue to be recognized by the industry.”

Mr.Shivan Bhargava, Group President, Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd. said, “NIIT has been at the forefront of skills and talent development not just in India, but around the world. We have been working with a vision to offer viable career options and provide vocational training and skill development through a unique franchisee model. NIIT will continue to play a pioneering role in the talent development space.”

NIIT, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions through an extensive franchisee network.

Franchise Awards 2015, India’s topmost honour in franchising, highlights those remarkable organizations that have demonstrated successful franchisee models to deliver excellence in business. The Franchise Awards put standards, ethics and best practice at the top of their agenda. Through positive recognition of those that lead the way, the franchise awards are seen as the industry’s top accolade.

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.


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