Tally's Pragati targets 1 mn students
Tally India has extended the last date for registration for the Pragati ‘Earn While You Learn’ programme to November 30, 2007. According to an official release, the date for registrations has been extended from October 18, 2007 due to the continued response from students across the 1,100 Tally Academy Centers. Currently, students who have enrolled under the Tally Pragati programme have reportedly earned over Rs. 31 lakhs.
Besides the student community, Pragati has gained in popularity among the unemployed youth, homemakers, entrepreneurs and even accounting professionals. The programme’s USP is evidently its learn-while-your-earn concept. It has gained acceptance even among the students from non-commerce streams, a reflection of the popularity of the accounting and financial courses in business education.
“The response to Pragati and its success thereof is a testimony to the entrepreneurial spirit of Indian students. It proves that students have been able to apply their knowledge of Tally in a profitable way,” said Avinash Gupta, CEO, Global Education and Training Business, Tally (India) Private Limited. “Tally’s ‘Pragati’ is expected to significantly contribute to fulfilling the demand for certified accounting professionals,” Mr. Gupta added.
The feedback from those who have taken up Pragati has been consistently positive from all quarters. Mayuri Nag, a working professional said that ‘Pragati’ had given her an opportunity to make use of her presentation and negotiation skills. Pramit Kotak, a student said, “Pragati has helped me determine what I want to do and realize my professional aspirations.”