- Making upGrad a part of the Government’s Skill India Programme -
Mumbai, November 5, 2019: In line with the 'SKILL INDIA MISSION' launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to train over 40 crore people in India by 2022, National Skill Development Corporation extended accreditation to upGrad, making it a part of Government’s Skill India initiative.
Through this association, the mission aims at providing vocational training and certification facilities for the Indian youth with a focus on job opportunity creation. Through this partnership, upGrad commits to train and place 32,000 learners in the course for the next three years, in the sectors of IT/ITES, BFSI and Management among others.
upGrad Co-founder and MD, Mayank Kumar said, “We are pleased to gain accreditation by the NSDC which aims at promoting skill development and enhancing private sector initiatives. Through this association, we look forward to upskilling the talent pool and preparing them for a better tomorrow. As a brand largely committed and passionate towards education, we look forward to extending our support and build a learning ecosystem that will make a difference in society.”
“This accreditation conveys and recognizes the existing efforts and best practices adopted by us. Through this collaboration we are confident to play a big role in shaping the talent pool of the nation,” he further added.
upGrad’s online courses are certified and highly regarded among students and professionals looking at upskilling for better job opportunities in their corresponding fields.