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Scope e-Knowledge Center Implements First Of Its Kind Program For The Visually Impaired

07-14-2016 02:56 PM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: Scope eKnowledge Center

Chennai, India, July 11, 2016: Scope e-Knowledge Center (Scope), a leading provider of knowledge services and a Quatrro Global Services company, is pleased to announce a unique partnership with an exclusive technology centre for the visually impaired. As part of this initiative, Scope recently extended employment offers to twelve visually impaired candidates.

Tram Venkatraman, President of Scope, commented, “To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time ever that visually challenged people have been employed in our industry. We at Scope are very excited about the successful outcome and the difference we will be making in the lives of these visually challenged people. We look forward to having them on board.”

A team from Scope recently conducted a test and interview process with a number of candidates. Sixteen qualified for employment, twelve of whom joined the Scope team on July 1, 2016, 4 others are undergoing training before coming on board.

The program was implemented in partnership with the Karna Vidya Technology Centre (KVTC), a not-for-profit training and placement centre for the visually impaired. KVTC is fully supported by the Rotary Club of Madras Coromandel. Working with the motto “Empowerment through Employment!,” the Centre conducts technology aided certificate courses for the visually impaired, utilizing professional trainers for specific subject areas. A team of advisors helps the centre execute courses that best suit the needs of the candidates. Scope's training teams also partner with KVTC to build customized training modules so as to skill the visually impaired.

About Scope e-Knowledge Center

Scope, a Quatrro Global Services company, is an award-winning provider of outsourced, cost-effective Content Enhancement Services, Data Management Services, Business Research Services and Patent Analytics for various clients across the globe. Scope, a niche knowledge services provider, has employees from various educational backgrounds and experience delivering knowledge solutions across multiple industry verticals and domains. Scope fulfils customer needs by leveraging its experience and capabilities using in-house developed proprietary technology solutions and platforms for service delivery as well as its internal needs. Scope is also the publisher of the daily newsletter Knowledgespeak, a comprehensive news service focusing on the STM information industry.

For more information, please contact:

Scope e-Knowledge Center

Richard Kobel
Vice President,
Business Development,
USA
Scope e-Knowledge Center
+1 631 375 1555
rkobel@scopeknowledge.com
www.scopeknowledge.com

Deborah Harman
Associate Vice President,
Business Development,
UK & Europe
Scope e-Knowledge Center
+44 770 203 6704
Deborah@scopeknowledge.com
www.scopeknowledge.com

Abhinav Shankar
Business Analyst
USA
Scope e-Knowledge Center,
+1 908 845 7889
abhinav.shankar@scopeknowledge.com
www.scopeknowledge.com

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