Vivek Anand Oberoi partners with Shreyas Talpade to take i30 Learning Centre’s mission of making education affordable and accessible for every Indian
2nd June 2022, Mumbai: Bangalore-based Ed-Tech company iScholar Knowledge Services Pvt Ltd. (IKSPL) joined hands with Indian film actor, Shreyas Talpade as the owner of its master franchise in Maharashtra. India’s largest chain of blended learning centres known popularly as i30 Learning Centre is the fastest-growing chain of coaching centres in the country that just inaugurated its 100th centre in Faridabad last month within two years of inception.
Speaking on the occasion, i30 Learning Centre MD & CEO, Col. (Retd) Rajendra Prasad Nadella, said, “We are on an undeterred mission to enhance the learning experience, engagement and outcomes across the globe with our phygital model. Our belief is strengthened with such partnerships of like-minded individuals driven by social impact to make education affordable and accessible. I am confident that this alliance will give our growth a significant boost in the region and enable us to create a mindful India, an educated Bharat.”
Vivek Anand Oberoi, Chief Strategy Officer, i30 Learning Centre, said, “India is the fastest-growing market after the US for e-learning. Research shows that the education industry will be about $225 billion by 2025-2027. This is unlikely to happen without robust and grounded business models like i30 Learning Centre that identify and bridge the on-ground market gaps. The farther our model goes, the more empowered and educated India becomes.”
Shreyas Talpade, Owner of Master Franchise Maharashtra i30 Learning Centre, said “Commitment to taking education to the last mile in our country drove me to partner for this initiative. I am enthused to work alongside local schools and the entire ecosystems of educationists and students who I believe must take advantage of the opportunities that i30 Learning Centre brings to their homes in their language of convenience and the benefit of regional as well national teaching talent.”
iScholar Knowledge Services Pvt Ltd (IKSPL) Bangalore based EdTech company is a pioneer in Blended Learning Model. iScholar has built digital learning solutions to transform learning delivery, improve outcomes and provide productivity tools using PC, tablets and mobile phones for 24x7 access to learning content for students. The company has developed a Learning Management System, Content Management System, and web-based and Android-based learning solutions to meet the needs of schools and students. The first to introduce blended learning training programs in India in the name of i30 Learning Centres, it now operates in more than 18 states and now has achieved the milestone of opening the 100th Centre here in Faridabad recently. The brand also plans to foray into the UAE market soon.
IKSPL is founded by Col (Retd) Rajendra Prasad Nadella and is partnered by leading celebrity, entrepreneur and philanthropist Vivek Anand Oberoi, and Rangson Technologies, Mysore amongst its leadership team. i30 Learning Centres have associated with the best of the teachers to bring high-quality education to every nook and corner of the country. Their state-of-the-art blended learning leverages the use of cutting-edge technology without compromising on the values of the Indian educational system and provides two way interactive and highly engaging learning environment for the students.
Col (Retd.) Rajendra Prasad Nadella - MD & CEO
Col (Retd.) Rajendra Prasad rendered 16 years of exemplary service to the nation as an officer in the Indian Army. His service included multiple tenures in counter-terrorism Operations in North East and Kashmir. He also served a tenure in the elite National Security Guards (NSG). He was awarded the Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card for Gallantry during counter-terrorism operations in Kashmir valley. For the last decade, Rajendra has been involved in the education and training industry. He is leading the initiative to establish iScholar with a view to reaching out to a much larger base of students including those in remote corners of this country with a vision to provide “Quality education for all”. He’s driven by a passion to empower students from rural backgrounds and those who are financially challenged. He understands the need to democratize quality education and intends to achieve that by addressing the gaps in accessibility and affordability by leveraging technology.
Vivek Anand Oberoi- Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Vivek Anand Oberoi, is a celebrated film star, philanthropist par excellence and astute business leader. He partners with sustainable social impact initiatives. He believes i30 has the power to change the lives of lakhs of students for the better. He’s very involved with the operations and growth plans of IKSPL and lends his global experience to the brand.