Simplilearn, a global provider of digital skills training, has entered into a partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with an objective of upskilling professionals in digital skills.

Simplilearn will provide more than 1,000 hours of free learning in digital skills and technologies for professionals.  The program details are available on on NSDC’s eLearning portal – eSkill India, and the aspirants can access the learning programs on the Simplilearn mobile apps.

We have witnessed a surge in the usage of digital platforms in this period of uncertainty, indicating the possibilities of new job roles in future

Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO, Simplilearn

“The partnership aims to develop a future-ready workforce, according to the Indian government’s vision of Skill India, by leveraging the power of technology,” said a statement issued by Simplilearn.

The online courses come under the subjects of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and big data.

Courses on cyber security, software development, and digital marketing are also available. “We have witnessed a surge in the usage of digital platforms in this period of uncertainty, indicating the possibilities of new job roles in future. The current workforce needs to be equipped with digital skills to meet the industry demands of tomorrow. We are trying to prepare a job-ready workforce,” Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO, Simplilearn, said.

“To disseminate of future-ready skills effectively, we require technology platforms with high outreach capabilities,” Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC, said, in a statement on the partnership with Simplilearn.

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