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TSSC partners with Udacity India for skill development in the country
HRK News Bureau | Bengaluru | Thursday, 09 November 2017

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The MoU aims to provide better skilled professionals to meet India’s employment demands.

Taking a step towards skill development in the country, the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has entered into an MoU with Udacity India to enhance the skills imparted by the vocational system and provide better employment opportunities.

This MoU will bring in new and higher standards of training opportunities for students. The students can use these opportunities to enhance their core skills and get job ready.

Students will have access to Udacity’s nanodegree programmes, which are created by top Silicon Valley leaders and taught by expert instructors. These programmes are built on a cutting-edge curriculum to skill the students and make them job ready.

The platform will provide one-on-one coaching to the enrolled students for a personalised experience. Students will have access to moderated forums and project reviews.

Speaking about the partnership, Lt. Gen. SP Kochhar, CEO of the Telecom Sector Skill Council said, "We are excited to partner with Udacity in our efforts to train and skill India's youth, and boost growth and productivity in the telecom sector. Disruptive changes to business models will have a profound impact on the employment landscape in the coming years. We believe Udacity's programmes will empower students with new-age competencies and cope with jobs of the future”.

These students will also receive career support from Udacity Career Services and the TSSC Recruitment Management System (RMS), which will help them connect with the jobs.

Commenting on the MoU, Ishan Gupta, MD India, Udacity said "Our partnership with TSSC aims to prepare Indian youth for the jobs of tomorrow and be future ready. We will work closely with TSSC to promote our skill-based nanodegree certification programmes in their partner colleges and empower Indian youth with cutting-edge technologies, such as machine learning and data science, among others".

Through this MoU, Udacity plans to bridge the gap between demand and supply of skilled professionals in India.

Udacity is a for-profit educational organization started by Silicon Valley. It teaches the skills that industry employers need today with a series of online courses and hands-on projects. With industry giants—Google, AT&T, Facebook, Salesforce, Cloudera, etc, it offers Nanodegree programs and credentials. The program is designed in such a way that professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, Mobile Developers, etc.

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