TSSC signs MoU with Udacity India Pvt. Ltd. to drive skill development in the country

ANI | Updated: Nov 07, 2017 13:25 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 7 (ANI): Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Udacity India Pvt. Ltd. for complementing the skills imparted by the vocational system and providing better livelihood opportunities.

The MoU was signed by TSSC CEO, Lt. Gen. SP Kochhar and VP - International, Udacity, Clarissa Shen.

The partnership will open new and higher standards of training opportunities for students to enhance their core skills and to get future job ready.

"Our partnership with TSSC aims towards preparing Indian youth for the jobs of tomorrow and be future-ready. We will work closely with TSSC to promote our skill-based Nanodegree certification programs in their partner colleges and empower Indian youth with cutting-edge technologies like machine learning, data Science, among others," said MD India, Udacity, Ishan Gupta.

Through this MoU, Udacity India and TSSC aim to drive skill development for youth in India.

Students will get access to Udacity Nanodegrees which feature cutting-edge curriculum built by Silicon Valley leaders and taught by expert instructors.

Students enrolling into these Nanodegree programs will have access to one-on-one coaching, moderated forums, and project reviews ensuring a personalized experience.

They will also have extensive career support from Udacity Career Services and TSSC Recruitment Management System (RMS) to help them connect with the jobs of today and tomorrow.

"We are excited to partner with Udacity in our efforts to train and skill India's youth, 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 programs will empower students with new- age competencies and cope with jobs of the future," said CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council, Lt. Gen SP Kochhar.

"Our Nanodegree certification programs are built by the top Silicon Valley leaders. Through this initiative, we plan to bridge the huge demand and supply gap of skilled professionals in India with our job ready skilled based credentials," said VP International, Udacity, Clarissa Shen. (ANI)

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