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July 27, 2017

NSDC signs MoU with ICDL Asia to improve digital literacy skills in India


National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed an agreement with ICDL Asia of Singapore to collaborate on improving digital literacy skills of Indians. As per the MoU, both parties aim to explore opportunities to implement ICDL certification programmes in India, including skilling one million migrating candidates and other NSDC’s school or university initiatives in the next five years.

“ICDL certification programme is the international standard in digital literacy that will greatly enhance Indian candidates’ workplace digital skills and job mobility,” said Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL Asia. NSDC CEO Jayant Krishna said the partnership with ICDL would help in the furtherance of the Indian Government’s Skill India and Digital India initiatives. “The certification is not only important for migrant workers who are going overseas, but also important for domestic workers of all industries,” he said.

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