Digital Skills to Indian Youth
- The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has made a partnerships with Microsoft India Private Limited in order to enhance the digital skills of the country’s youth. Under this partnership, over one lakh youth will be given Digital Skills in the upcoming one year.
About the partnerships:
- As per contract, Microsoft’s learning resource center will be united with NSDC’s eSkill India portal and then, they will provide access to personalised learning paths and critical technologies from entry level to advanced level such as AI (Artificial Intelligence), machine learning (ML) and cloud computing.
- Before this, NSDC will run skill training programs to enroll students, training partners and higher-education trainees. along with it, webinars and virtual sessions will be set up by NSDC across the country.
About Microsoft India Private Limited:
President– Anant Maheshwari
Chairman – Bhaskar Pramanik
Founded – 1988
About National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC):
Headquarters– New Delhi
CEO and MD- Dr.Manish Kumar
Founded – 2008