NSDC & Simplilearn partner to upskill professionals in digital skills
Aug. 8, 2020

The demand for digital skills are on the rise and with the world of work getting more digital amid the pandemic, the demand is only going to increase further. Each and every sector will require professionals skilled in the areas like AI and Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Science & Business Intelligence, and Cyber Security.

“In these uncertain times we have witnessed a surge in the usage of digital platforms and technologies, indicating the creation of new job roles in the days to come,” said Krishna Kumar, Founder and CEO Simplilearn. To support the continuity of digital skilling of the Indian workforce, Simplilearn, a global provider of digital skills training, today announced its partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Through this collaboration, Simplilearn will host more than 1,000 hours of free learning in digital skills and technologies for learners across India.

All programs are designed with a unique industry relevant curriculum, which provides learners theoretical understanding and enables them to get an in depth knowledge about the evolving industry trends.

Commenting on the collaboration, Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC, said, “The dissemination of future-ready skills require technology platforms with high outreach capabilities. Through its partnerships, NSDC promotes online learning for accessing exciting work-opportunities that the fast-changing world offers.”

Through Simplilearn’s mobile app, learners will have the opportunity to upskill in IT and new technologies, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science, making for a job-ready workforce.