Blocked SSL Inspection while fetching models through Transformers

Hi all, I want to use Transformers library in my org, but upon calling the model with from_pretrained method I get FileNotFoundError. When trying to git clone models manually I get: unable to access ‘bert-base-uncased · Hugging Face’ : OpenSSL SSL_connect: Connection was reset in connection to
My IT dept checked the logs and claims that ‘vendor is blocking SSL inspection’. Is there a way to make your library work in such scenario?