MNCs help Skill India Mission training programmes
Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship R.K. Singh said that many companies including technology and telecommunication companies such as IBM, CISCO, Adobe, SAP, Microsoft etc. have come forward for helping different training programmes under Skill India Mission. IBM has launched a two-year Advance Diploma Programme in IT, Networking and Cloud Computing in 16 NSTIs.
Similarly, CISCO is setting up Net academy Lab in six NSTIs for Master Trainer Training Programme to NSTI Instructors. The Directorate General of Training in collaboration with Adobe has launched training programme for Digital CV, Graphic, Videos, Web pages under which 17200 persons have been trained and another 7000 instructors of ITIs and NSTIs have been given Masters’ Training. Similarly, Training and Certification on Cloud Computing for COPA and CSA students of NSTIs and ITIs is being undertaken under Microsoft-NASSCOM initiatives. Further, Data Security Council of India set up by NASSCOM, in collaboration with Microsoft has launched a Programme called Cyber Shiksha to create skilled and industry-ready women professionals in the realm of cybersecurity under which 500 women have been trained during 2019-20. Besides, Symantec is funding a program to train women engineers on Cyber Security trades.