During FY17, Microsoft India has trusted in Indian Startup and trained more than 4,000 startups, by providing skill training for 30,000 people along with 26,000 teachers while working with several state governments and unprofitable organizations, as per the report on Friday.
The organization found that India’s entrepreneurial landscape would help powerful economic growth in the coming years and was keen to contributing Indian start-up development story. The organization has assisted and directed the new companies with programs like BizSpark, Microsoft Accelerator, and others.
BizSpark, a Microsoft flagship activity, is planned to support the Startups at their early stage. Under the BizSpark Plus program in 2016-17, more than 100 Indian new businesses were chosen which helped them develop their client base.
Under Project Shiksha, Microsoft has trained 8,124, more than teachers, impacting 361,000 students across Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh.
The Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program served to quicken the adoption of services such as Microsoft Azure and transform business and governance in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. Microsoft has trained over 3,307 educators across 123 universities under Project Saksham. These faculty members have, in turn, trained 1,126 of their associates. During FY17, the company has trained over 661 teachers across 21 universities.
In accordance with government’s Skill India vision, the organization brought Predictive Analysis and Machine Learning technologies to education, healthcare, and agriculture in partnership with several state governments.
In order to accelerate India’s digital transformation, the organization’s integrated cloud-first, mobile-first solutions have improved processes, productivity, and mobility. For offering educational opportunities to the next generation, Microsoft Philanthropies has invested over $ 10 million in technology to transform the way non-profits deliver impact in India.