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Simplilearn and NSDC Collaborate to Offer Free Online Courses in Artificial Intelligence and Other Technologies

Simplilearn Android and iOS mobile apps will offer free access to over 1,000 hours of eLearning to learners across the country

Simplilearn announced a partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to support the continuity of digital skilling of the Indian workforce. Through this collaboration, Simplilearn will host more than 1,000 hours of free learning in digital skills and technologies for learners across India.

Aligned to the Skill India Mission, the collaboration aims to create a future-ready workforce by leveraging the power of technology. Strengthening the digital learning ecosystem, both Simplilearn and NSDC will enable access to over 1,000 hours of digital programs and technologies under the categories of AI and Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Science and Business Intelligence, Cyber Security, Software Development, Project management, and Digital marketing.

All programs are designed with a unique industry-relevant curriculum, which provides learners theoretical understanding and enables them to get an in-depth knowledge about the evolving industry trends, said a statement from the company.

Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO Simplilearn, said: “In these uncertain times we have witnessed a surge in the usage of digital platforms and technologies, indicating the creation of new job roles in the days to come. It is of utmost importance that the current workforce is well-equipped with digital skills to meet the industry demands of tomorrow. As part of Simplilearn’s continued partnership with NSDC, we are happy to support and contribute to NSDC’s efforts in the skilling of India’s workforce to prepare for a digital future. Through Simplilearn’s mobile app, learners will have the opportunity to upskill in IT and new technologies, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science, making for a job-ready workforce.”

Commenting on the collaboration, Dr. Manish Kumar, MD and CEO, NSDC, said: “The dissemination of future-ready skills require technology platforms with high outreach capabilities. Through its partnerships, NSDC promotes online learning for accessing exciting work-opportunities that the fast-changing world offers.”

NSDC’s eSkill India portal provides learners a platform to explore online skill-courses anytime, anywhere. The portal leverages technology to enable skill seekers to accelerate their learning through methods like virtual learning and remote classroom. eSkillIndia catalogues more than 450 e-learning courses in multiple Indian languages through leading knowledge providers.

Aspirants can find program details on NSDC’s eLearning portal – eSkill India – and access the learning programs on the Simplilearn Android mobile app (bit.ly/simplicertified) and iOS mobile app (apple.co/30pnzsm).

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