[Funding] Edtech Virohan receives undisclosed amount from Wadhwani Foundation and ACT Grants

By : |February 27, 2021 0

EdTech for Healthcare professionals, Virohan has announced that it has received a grant from Wadhwani Foundation and ACT Grants. Virohan and Wadhwani Foundation have a long-standing partnership for training and equipping students to enable a sustainable livelihood. Ratna Mehta, EVP, Wadhwani Catalyst Fund states, “Currently there is a significant demand-supply gap of healthcare workers. It will grow exponentially over the next decade. We are proud and also excited to support Virohan in its endeavour to improve the healthcare ecosystem. It is a new age healthcare education company which has built an advanced tech stack and an asset-light model to improve outcomes.”

About Virohan

Kunaal Dudeja (Co-founder & CEO), Nalin Saluja (Co-founder & CTO) and Archit Jayaswal (Co-Founder & CFO) started Virohan in 2018. They aim to bridge the gap between industry demand and the skills of the workforce with its end-to-end proprietary technology skill stack. Thus, it aims to enable job prediction, aggregate training providers and standardize processes across the student journey from mobilization to training content to placements. It has a fee-based model. Further, to encourage young people to join, it provides financial linkages with easy instalment-based payback options after a student secures a job.

Amidst the global pandemic, Virohan had register almost 2,000 students a year. Over 50% of Virohan’s student enrollments are female. Virohan’s gamified, blended learning pedagogy and rich industry demand-driven content have driven superior student outcomes. It boasts a 6% drop out rate compared to an industry average of 35-40%. Further, its placement rates currently stand at 84% compared to an industry average of 30-40%. All of Virohan’s courses emphasize on development of core technical skills, language abilities, and life skills for the student. All programs also include lengthy internships at hospitals for hands-on practice of the skills acquired.

Kunaal Dudeja, CEO & Co-founder, Virohan states, “Virohan’s vision is to educate over 1 million students by 2025, through its best-in-class, blended learning platform. Thus, the grant from Wadhwani is an important step in fulfilling that vision.”

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