Amdocs, the leading provider of customer experience solutions, today announced that it is partnering with NASSCOM Foundation, a corporate social responsibility arm of NASSCOM, to establish National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centers in Gurgaon and Pune. The centers will train more than 3000 under-privileged people this year to become digitally literate.
Under the NDLM digital literacy program Amdocs India will invest in training infrastructure, trainer’s cost, and other operational expenses. The centers will train less privileged people on using computers, phone, and other digital devices. They will also be comprehensively trained on the usage of Internet, emails, social media, ecommerce, IT security, and how to use Internet to avail various government services such as registering for aadhar cards, ration cards, PAN cards, and others. Amdocs India employees will also volunteer to train the people.
“We are glad to partner with Amdocs India to set up NDLM centers,” said Ganesh Natrajan, Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation. “Amdocs India has been a consistent contributor towards the skill development and education of less privileged communities. They were the biggest contributor among all our registered corporate partners in the recently concluded NASSCOM Foundation Digital Literacy Week. Amdocs India employees trained more than 475 under-privileged people on digital skills in a week.”
“Digital literacy program of NDLM of NASSCOM Foundation is one of the key contributors towards the government’s effort to empower at least one person per household with crucial digital literacy skills by 2020,’’ said Anshoo Gaur, president and head of Amdocs India. “Our partnership with NASSCOM Foundation to drive digital literacy programs reinforces Amdocs India’s commitment towards empowering less privileged communities with education and skill development.”