Hero Group has announced the launch of Hero Vired, a new ed-tech company. Hero Vired has been created to address the gap in education and employability.
With programmes designed specifically to provide holistic learning that drives real impact, Hero Vired is set to redefine the future of learning, Hero Group said.
Hero Vired Founder and CEO Akshay Munjal said it has been aimed at addressing the problem of employability in India and the skill gaps that exist in the industry at present.
Hero Vired, with the promoter Munjal family committing over USD 10 million (around Rs 75 crore) to offer learners overall professional development to make them industry-ready for employment.
Hero Vired said, it has partnered with top global universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Singularity University, to offer full-time and part-time programs in finance and financial technologies; game design; integrated programs in data science, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI); entrepreneurial thinking and innovation; and full-stack development.
The EdTech startup will offer two programmes — a six months full-time programme followed by three to four months of internship and a part-time programme of over 11 months, with classes over weekends.
The Fee ranges are from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh depending on the programme,’ Munjal said adding the first session will begin in July this year for two programmes and others to be added gradually with the number of students capped at 100 students per batch per programme.