HCL Learning, an education and talent development division of HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s leading ICT System Integration, Services, Hardware and Distribution Company bagged the prestigious Jury Award for the Best Open and Distance Learning Practices in Higher education for their Xcelerate program, at the 7th eINDIA awards held recently in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The Xcelerate program is a tie-up between HCL Learning and Resonance, a leading coaching institute for IIT-JEE and other entrance examinations based out of Kota, Rajasthan.
Speaking on the award, Mr Anand Ekambaram, Sr. Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd. & Head HCL Learning said, “We are honoured to receive this recognition from eIndia for our Xcelerate programme. It is a happy moment for me and my team to see our efforts being recognized. The programme is enabling students from remote areas to fulfil their dreams without travelling to cities for their coaching needs. This award will encourage us to not only to make available the Xcelerate programme to the widest section of students but also further bring in more innovation and latest technology to the field of education.”
The eINDIA 2011 awards were dedicated to innovative endeavours made in integrating technology in developmental concerns. The Awards have been instituted with the primary aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development. They have also been instrumental in promoting the most innovative initiatives in the domain of ICTs for Development and to spread awareness about the role of ICTs in addressing social concerns.
Also speaking on the award, Mr. Asheesh Sharma, Vice President, Business Strategies, Resonance Eduventures Pvt. Ltd. said “This is the second award that we received in this category. Xcelerate has huge potential for the future in terms of reach, through this we have made the presence felt in the remotest parts of the country. We see the change in the field of Distance education with the evolving world through this approach.”
The Xcelerate programme consists of the tried, trusted and tested teaching methodology of Resonance for IIT-JEE coaching and National level benchmarking and is available via HCL Learning’s State-Of-The-Art Live Two Way Interactive Learning Technology for Distance Learning. Apart from IIT-JEE, the programme provides coaching for AIEEE, AIPMT, NTSE, KVPY and International Olympiads. The Xcelerate program follows a model that aims to liaison & build a long-term relationship with schools across the country and abroad, providing schools with a lasting partnership for their coaching needs.
The program also integrates school learning with the specialized coaching for the competitive examinations at the school premises itself. This saves precious time for the students which otherwise they would spend commuting to the coaching centres. The Xcelerate programme comprises of a well-planned and comprehensive course structure that provides the students with a holistic exposure to knowledge, skills, and techniques required to succeed in competitive examinations.
HCL Learning has been actively involved in designing and delivering unique learning solutions for enterprises and educational institutions across India. HCL Infosystems has different learning programs like Digischool, Xcelerate and Digicampus.
Resonance is a leading coaching institute for IIT-JEE and other entrance examinations, based out of Kota, Rajasthan. Since its inception in 2001, Resonance has witnessed unprecedented success in terms of results in various competitive examinations and growth in students’ enrolments by winning the trust of thousands of students and parents across the country.
About HCL Learning
HCL Learning covers the entire spectrum of education and training requirements across schools, colleges, individuals and enterprises. Leveraging the three-decade-plus rich expertise of the HCL Enterprise and strategic national and international tie-ups, HCL Learning offers competitive learning programs and solutions for a diverse client-set.
Our initiatives are driven by the latest innovations in Information Technology and we envision transforming the Indian education space to compete with the best in the world. HCL Learning is a part of HCL Infosystems, a $2.6 billion ICT Enterprise.
For more information please visit www.hcllearning.com
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.6 billion (Rs.11,542 crores) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organisation. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organisation, HCL has specialised expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power.
HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers, alike.
For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in