Staff Reporter –
Country’s oil major, Indian Oil Corporation Limited has put in place an upskilling program through SAMPARK, a well-developed e-learning platform for its channel partners. More than 4 Lakh users comprising dealers, distributors, delivery boys, customer attendants, Stockists and TT Crew get upskilled through this platform.
Recently Corporation has tied up with NOVAC Technology Solutions, a leading digital transformation and cloud solutions company to offer its employees a robust learning ecosystem through Novac’s digital learning vertical ‘Novac Learning’. NOVAC will focus on offering a transformative learning experience by creating digital training modules that will also be made available in seven regional languages for the benefit of the target user segment. Covering over 4 lakh stakeholders of IOCL comprising channel partners and employees, the content will fulfil learning goals with custom content development services.
This upskilling initiative aligns with Skill India Mission. Availability of learning modules related to retail outlet functioning and LPG safe handling etc in seven regional languages shall further enhance the reach of knowledge to the reseller network which employs more than 4 lakh workforce across the country.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr C. Mahesh, Director, NOVAC Technology Solutions, said, “We are extremely happy and privileged to have joined hands with India’s largest public-sector unit, Indian Oil Corporation Limited. Undertaking projects of such a scale has empowered us to significantly harness our strengths and has granted us the confidence to embark on several major projects for any sizable firm across sectors. This association will add to each other’s strength and revolutionize the e-learning landscape.”
Changing times and the dynamic nature of operations across the nation have forged the demands of an updated and advanced workforce. Catering to the same, NOVAC will be developing intuitive and engaging digital content for IOCL employees, enabling them to acquire the necessary set of skills and maximize opportunities with tailor-made content development services, instructional strategies and highly engaging e-learning courses that impart proper training among many others. The collaboration also extends to Retail Outlet Dealers, Customer Attendants, Retail Outlet Managers, Lube Stockists, Secondary SalesForce, LPG Distributors, LPG Delivery Boys, Tank Truck Crews, and Indian Oil Officers, to name a few. The company lays a singular focus on assessing IOCL’s needs by curating content in the most effective manner, deriving intended behavioural goals and technical understanding that is expected from their workforce for diurnal operations.
Adding to this, Mr K Arunan, CGM( Retail Academy), IOCL said “Our association with Novac is gaining strength through unified thoughts of both the teams in working for the desired goals. We look at remarkable results out of this partnership with Novac. Both teams are amalgamated by the enthusiasm to bring out the best of each other”
Highlighting the way forward, Mr Pradeep B, Head of Digital Learning Services, Novac Technology Solutions added “We designated a handpicked team for this project to curate the elearning content for IOCL. It is indeed a moment of pride for the company to craft unique and innovative learning modules for the employees and IOCL channel partners”.