The Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has partnered with Udacity India Pvt. Ltd for complementing the skills imparted by the vocational training system to provide better livelihood opportunities. The MoU was signed by Lt. Gen SP Kochhar (TSSC CEO) and Ms. Clarissa Shen (VP – International, Udacity) marking the occasion to create new and higher standards of training opportunities for students to enhance their core skills, and get ready for jobs in the future.
Highlights of the Partnership between TSSC and Udacity
- India and TSSC plan to collaborate in skilling youth by giving them access to Udacity Nanodegrees which comprises of cutting-edge curriculum built by Silicon Valley leaders and taught by expert instructors.
- Students enrolling into Nanodegree programs will have access to one-on-one coaching, moderated forums, and their project reviews will ensure a personalized experience.
- They will also have extensive career guidance from Udacity Career Services and TSSC Recruitment Management System (RMS) to help them connect with the jobs of today and tomorrow.
Lt. Gen SP Kochhar, CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council said “We are excited to partner with Udacity in our efforts to train and skill India’s youth and to boost growth and productivity in the telecom sector. Disruptive changes to business models will have a profound impact on the employment landscape in the coming years. We believe the Udacity’s programs will empower students with new- age competencies and cope with jobs of the future.”
Mr. Ishan Gupta, Managing Director India, Udacity, stated that “Our partnership with TSSC aims towards preparing Indian youth for the Jobs of tomorrow and be future-ready. We will work closely with TSSC to promote our skill-based Nanodegree certification programs in their partner colleges and empower Indian youth with cutting-edge technologies like Machine learning, Data Science, among others”.
Ms. Clarissa Shen, VP International, Udacity, said that “Our Nanodegree certification programs are built by the top Silicon Valley leaders. Through this initiative, we plan to bridge the huge demand and supply gap of skilled professionals in India with our job ready skilled based credentials.”