Aptech Ltd., the global education and training company with presence in over 40 countries, today announced renowned cricketer and current Under-19 India Team Coach, Rahul Dravid, as a global brand ambassador for Aptech Learning and Arena Animation.
Speaking on the collaboration, Pravir Arora, Executive Vice President, Aptech Ltd. said, "One of the finest Indian cricketing legends, Rahul Dravid, was selected due to his undying zeal to empower the youth of India. âRahul Dravid or âThe Wallâ has always produced a blueprint to guide the countryâs future talent. He has been an exemplary leader and great team player. His recent decision to coach the Under-19 India team was testimony to his commitment towards building a nation where the dreams and energy of the youth is channelized towards building a strong nation. Aptech too has been tirelessly working towards making the youth in over 40 countries chisel their skills into being more successful in the career of their choice. Therefore, this partnership is based on mutual trust and vision for the countryâs progress".
Commenting on his association with Aptech, Rahul Dravid said, âIndia has been at the cusp of transformation in the last few years. At the centre of this transformation and future growth will be the youth of India. We need to channelize their energy in the right direction. I am honoured that Aptech, an Indian company that has become a global leader in skill and non formal education, chose me to represent their brand. We both strive towards empowering youth with the right skills, aptitude and attitude that holistically makes them a successful professional in the future.â
In the last three decades Aptech has been a skill and non-formal education leader offering specialized and certified training in banking and finance, language proficiency, IT education, hardware and networking, as well as, travel and tourism, hospitality, aviation and retail operations skills. Aptech has successfully trained over 7 million students through its two main streams of business - individual training and enterprise businesses, and has effectively ventured into ten diverse sectors ranging from IT training to personal development.
Arena Animation has been a pioneer in Media and Entertainment education, with its legacy of leading the industry in over 40 countries. The company has been equipping youth with skills for the past 22 years, and has trained over 5 lakh students in animation, VFX, film making, augment and virtual reality, gaming, digital, graphics and the web designing.
The Indian animation and VFX industry has grown significantly over the years, not only supporting the growing Indian Media and Entertainment sector, but also serving the world. According to the recent FICCI FRAMES report, the animation industry was valued at Rs. 17 billion, and is expected to continue its growth at a CAGR of 11% till 2020. This presents a huge opportunity for growth for the youth of the country.
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