Aakash Educational Services ties-up with Tech Mahindra to support its Digital transformation
Aug 14, 2019: Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (AESL), the national leader in test preparation services, has entered into a strategic tie-up with IT major Tech Mahindra - a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions - for managing digitisation of its operations including infrastructure, data centre and applications.
The three-year contract will provide support to AESL’s digital transformation journey wherein the company is scaling up its digital ecosystem, modernizing its IT infrastructure and implementing a complete automation model for digital support and maintenance.
Commenting on the tie-up, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Co-Promoter & CEO of Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (AESL) and Founder & Trustee of Plaksha University: “In this fast-changing world, we are putting our best foot forward by investing heavily in technology, so that we constantly improve our offerings to students and increase efficiencies. AESL’s digital transformation will be triggered with the implementation of IT-enabled solutions, right from automation of student journey touch-points. This will take user experience to the next level. The option of online payment gateways will be another significant convenience for our users. AESL’s website will also be undergoing complete overhaul with latest digital solutions offered by Tech Mahindra.”
The digital transformation at AESL includes redesigning the process to support business and revamping its website with automation of entire customer interaction journey including purchase and course specific registration enabled by a robust eCommerce platform at the backend. A Mobile app for students is also in the offing that will provide students all information pertaining to their attendance, fees, course et al. The collaboration will help the company further smoothen its journey onto the digital advancement.
Mr. Sujit Baksi, President, Corporate Affairs & Business Head APAC, Tech Mahindra, said, “Education plays a definitive role in nurturing skills that will define the workforce of the future. With quality coaching and techniques, Aakash Educational Services has been a pioneer in the country’s education sector. We are delighted to be partnering with them to accelerate their digital transformation. Tech Mahindra’s proven expertise and wide array of digital solutions and offerings with help Aakash deliver superior connected experiences to its students.”