The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has solidified a significant partnership with upGrad, Asia's largest learning, skilling, and workforce development company. Together, they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver high-quality higher education and skilling programs to India Youth, aiming to boost the country's skill-ability.
The MoU was formally exchanged at NSDC office, New Delhi between Ved Mani Tiwari, COO(Officiating CEO) of NSDC, alongside EVP, Sanjeeva Singh, VP-IT & Digital, Shreshtha Gupta, NSDCI COO, Ajay Raina and upGrad's Co-founder & MD, Mayank Kumar, alongside Head of Finance, Rohit Agarwal.
Commenting on the development, Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International said, " I am confident that the partnership will help in bridging the employment gap by improving accessibility and scalability in alignment with the industry demands, and Skill India Digital will be a powerful driver in this endeavour”.
"We are thrilled to have partnered with NSDC to outline long-term learning and training synergy. This marks an important academic milestone for upGrad, as our outcome-focused pedagogy and commitment to scale," concluded upGrad's Mayank Kumar and Rohit Agarwal in a joint statement.