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IIT Mandi partners with NSDC to expand the potential of India’s youth in emerging digital technologies

:- Enabling the vision of Skill India Mission of making ‘India the Skill Capital of the World’, the partnership aims to expand the potential of India’s youth in emerging digital technologies


Mandi: Indian Institute of Technology Mandi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the nodal agency under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India, to introduce initiatives that will enable effective digital course delivery to the youth, expanding the reach of quality learning and skilling, along with immersive hands-on learning opportunities.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Laxmidhar Behera, Director, IIT Mandi and Ved Mani Tiwari, Chief Operating Officer and Officiating CEO, NSDC in New Delhi on May 19, 2022.

The collaboration aims to introduce digital courses in emerging technologies such as data science, big data analytics, amongst others. NSDC along with IIT Mandi will design and conceptualize the program in line with the training requirements of students and the market, setting up Centres of Excellence (CoE) to help develop an entrepreneurial spirit and culture among Indian youth towards realizing the larger vision of Atmanirbhar India, as well as capacity building of teachers, trainers, and grassroots leaders. New models of training methodology will be jointly created to make cutting-edge learning opportunities more accessible, leading to enhanced employability.  NSDC will oversee the on-ground implementation of the overall training program and mobilize the candidates who are keen to avail the training courses being offered by IIT Mandi.

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