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IIT-Madras organises Startup Job Utsav
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IIT-Madras organises Startup Job Utsav

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Chennai, May 18 : The IIT, Madras Incubation Cell along with IITM
Research Park and TiE-Chennai on Saturday organized the first edition
of ‘Startup Job Utsav’.

The job utsav was organised in collaboration with Titan LeAP and Mahindra Pride Classroom, with the objective of connecting IITM incubated start-ups and MSMEs in Chennai to new engineering talent pool from rural Tamil Nadu. Flagged off in 2017, Mahindra Pride Classrooms have till date delivered the Enhancing Employability Skills module through 1,307 classrooms to 56,380 students of select university, colleges, polytechnics and ITIs in the states of
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

The enhance and employability skills module focuses on skill upgradation, through modules on english speaking, life skills, aptitude, interview, group discussion and digital literacy for a duration of 54 hours. Over 40 technology startups from the IITM Incubation Cell and the IITM Centres of Excellence participated in the event held at the IIT Madras Research Park here.

The event provided a platform for Startups to utilize the aspiring and
smart minds from various Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities of Tamil Nadu.
Startup Job Utsav was a placement drive featuring over 40 startups and
over 500 students to address the growing need for young talents among  the startup ecosystem and under-utilized talent from rural Tamil Nadu. UNI