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16.2 million workers need to be upskilled in AI

16.2 million workers need to be upskilled in AI

ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) and Pearson announced from a new research that AI and automation will require 16.2 million workers in India to reskill and upskill while also creating 4.7 million new tech jobs. The study conducted by Pearson and commissioned by ServiceNow, uses machine learning to predict how technology will transform the tasks that make up each job* and presents an unprecedented chance for Indian workers to reshape and future proof their careers.

ServiceNow is connecting talent to technology through its global skilling initiative ‘RiseUp with ServiceNow’, enabling workers gain the skills they need to move into a role using the ServiceNow platform. There are thousands of local and global roles on offer across ServiceNow’s growing ecosystem. 

Kamolika Gupta Peres, Vice President & Managing Director, ServiceNow Indian Sub-Continent, said, “India’s decision-makers and industry stalwarts understand the potential of AI. We’re working with every industry across the country to showcase best practice use of AI to drive meaningful business change.” 

"Building strong digital foundations will also help your people build skills today that will be needed in the future," Gupta Peres further added.

ServiceNow offers more than 600 free training courses and 18-job related certification paths available to anyone in India who is interested in a digital career. 

In August, ServiceNow also announced its partnership with FutureSkills Prime – a MeitY nasscom digital skilling initiative to build a future-ready workforce and address critical business needs.