NSDC Launches Centre for Future Skills to Empower Youth in Advanced Technologies

By Consultants Review Team Tuesday, 13 February 2024

In collaboration with Ethnotech Academic Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) inaugurated the Centre for Future Skills in Kalaburagi, Karnataka. The primary objective of this initiative is to deliver outcome-oriented and high-caliber skill training to young individuals.

Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Higher Education, hailed the establishment of NSDC's Centre for Future Skills as a significant step towards advancing skill development and education in the country. He emphasized the critical role of such skill development centers, particularly those focusing on cutting-edge technologies, in preparing the youth for the future workforce, aligning with the Prime Minister's vision to position India as a global hub of skilled human resources.

NSDC, in a press release, highlighted the platform's strategy of integrating traditional education with modern learning to address the skills gap and enhance internship and employability opportunities in line with the objectives outlined in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO of NSDC and Managing Director of NSDC International, underscored the transformative impact of technological advancements such as automation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics on industries and job roles. He stressed the importance of equipping youth with competencies and expertise in emerging technologies like AI, ML, and Robotics to meet industry demands, aligning with the Prime Minister's vision of establishing India as a 'Viksit Bharat' by 2047.

Moreover, the newly established Centre for Future Skills seeks to create a conducive learning environment for acquiring contemporary skills, enabling individuals to attain global recognition for their expertise and obtain certification in their respective fields. This initiative aims to empower youth with the skills required to thrive in the rapidly evolving job market.

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