NSDC's eSkill India portal offers over 400 courses

NSDC's eSkill India portal offers over 400 courses

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New Delhi, Apr 11: Amid the lockdown, National Skill Development Corporation is encouraging skill seekers to acquire new skills and utilise their time effectively through its eLearning aggregator portal — eSkill India.

Over the past few weeks, the world has seen a paradigm shift in the working and learning styles of people at large. Undoubtedly, the outbreak of COVID-19 is the major accelerator that has led to a mega shift in digital teaching and learning approach. NSDC's eLearning aggregator portal — eSkill India portal offers more than 400 courses curated from various knowledge providers. In recent weeks, eSkillIndia has partnered with EnglishScore, SAS India, Saylor Academy (US) and UpGrad, thereby providing skill seekers with varied online skilling opportunities.

The eSkill India portal pivots the online skilling initiatives in collaboration with global leaders in eLearning domain and thus enabling access to a wide range of skill courses for users. With strategic knowledge partnerships, the portal leverages technology in continuing the skilling momentum and enables skill seekers accelerate their learning through methods like virtual learning and remote classroom. Commenting on the digital and eLearning initiatives, NSDC MD & CEO Dr Manish Kumar said, “These are unprecedented times and digital learning initiatives are playing a critical role in keeping learners connected and in maintaining continuity. There are a plethora of online resources and platforms that skill seekers and professionals can use to equip themselves with new-age skills in the current scenario.”(UNI)