APSSDC inks MOU with Udacity to skill engineering students

ANI | Updated: Dec 07, 2017 19:37 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec 7 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Udacity to upskill engineering students in the state.

The tie up covers five Udacity Nanodegrees for Andhra Pradesh students to help equip them for better opportunities in the future.

These Nanodegree programs feature world-class content co-created by tech giants like Google, Kaggle, Amazon, and AT&T with industry-relevant projects, project reviews, mentorship, and Udacity career services, Udacity said.

" Udacity's Nanodegree programs will immensely benefit the students by making them job ready. Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) is encouraging the students to pursue these programmes by providing mentors in the colleges to guide the students and also bearing part of the course fee," Sambasiva Rao Koganti, MD and CEO, APSSDC said.

APSSDC has been in forefront of facilitating skill development and will look to Udacity's programs to help upskill the students selected by the organization. Udacity recently also partnered with Google and Telecom Sector Skill Council in separate initiatives to provide relevant instruction and new-age technology learning to help Indian students .

"We are extremely pleased to help the APSSDC and the Andhra Pradesh government's laudable objective to further equip the state's young students with the skills required for better placements in the near future," Ishan Gupta, MD Udacity India said.

As Andhra Pradesh continues to develop at an impressive pace and invites greater tech-driven businesses into the region, Udacity said that it looks forward to preparing candidates with relevant skills in nascent and emerging technologies to improve their placement opportunities. (ANI)