Skills development firm NIIT today said it has partnered with Guian New Area in Guizhou province of China to offer programmes in new age IT solutions, especially Big Data.
Under the agreement, NIIT will offer programmes in Big Data as Guian has been identified by the Chinese government as the national centre for the Big Data industry, NIIT said in a statement.
Besides, NIIT will offer IT skills training across various fields, it added.
The number of students studying in the New University Town campus at present is over 10,000, which is likely to grow to nearly 25,000 over the next few years.
NIIT will help support the vision of Guizhou government and would train these students to develop the next generation of data scientists and business analytics professionals for opportunities in the Big Data industry, it said.