NSDC asserts its active collaboration with diverse institutions, partners, business leaders, and financial intermediaries to cultivate synergies aimed at expanding the skill ecosystem.
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), in collaboration with Ethnotech Academic Solutions Pvt Ltd based in Bengaluru, has launched the Centre for Future Skills in Kalaburagi, Karnataka. This initiative aims to enhance the proficiency of youth in future-oriented skills. By integrating traditional education with modern learning methods, the platform addresses skill gaps and boosts internship and employability prospects in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. It creates an conducive environment for acquiring futuristic skills, enabling individuals to obtain global recognition and certification in their chosen fields, as per an official statement.
Additionally, the Centre will play a vital role in advancing digital skills in India by offering short-term, fee-based certification courses in emerging technologies such as AI, ML, Robotics, etc., in collaboration with global corporations like Microsoft, CISCO, AWS, Schneider, among others. Emphasizing collaboration with industry experts, the initiative aims to provide a comprehensive learning experience, equipping students with the necessary skills to thrive in a constantly evolving global landscape, the statement noted.
“The establishment of NSDC’s Centre for Future Skills represents a significant leap forward in advancing skill development and education in our nation,” stated Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Higher Education, Government of India. “These skill development centers, with a focus on cutting-edge technologies, are crucial in preparing the youth for a future workforce that aligns seamlessly with the visionary goal of the Hon’ble Prime Minister to position India as the global hub of skilled human resources.”
“The educational policy advocates for a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach, emphasizing the integration of theoretical knowledge with practical skills,” Sarkar continued. “This initiative exemplifies how institutions can proactively implement the principles outlined in the NEP, with a focus on establishing a flexible and dynamic education system to prepare students for the challenges of the ever-changing job market.”
NSDC asserts its active collaboration with a variety of institutions, partners, business leaders, and financial intermediaries to cultivate synergies aimed at expanding the skill ecosystem. It remains committed to introducing new and innovative products to ensure the holistic and sustainable growth of the skill ecosystem, it emphasized.