Microsoft and Sify Partner for IT literacy
Microsoft and Sify Technologies together will enhance digital literacy skills across India. The partnership will enable eLearning courses across 2000 cyber cafes in the country.
The e-learning courses will cover digital literacy and Windows & Office Essentials in Sify e-port cyber cafes. The two courses will take about 20 hours and 60 hours to complete respectively and are priced at Rs.299 and Rs.599 respectively.
"eLearning course imparts basic IT skills to enhance one’s employability quotient, making it extremely relevant to practically every worker," said Anoop Gupta, VP of Microsoft.
The project will be rolled out in a phased manner, with immediate trials in over 150 Sify e-port cyber cafes in Delhi and the NCR region
53% of employed youth in India suffer some degree of skill shortage that spans across basic IT skills, soft skills, and English skills, according to a labour report by TeamLease,
- How Is AI Transforming the Digital Payments Landscape
- Technical Challenges For Implementation Of GST
- CXOs Still Wary Of Cloud Data Security: Study
- Digital Engineering Spend To Grow 124 pc By 2022
- LinkedIn Launches ‘Scheduler’ Feature To Ease Hiring Process
- Using RPA For Greater Accuracy, Efficiency In Business
- E-Commerce Payment Market To Reach USD 135 Bn By 2023: Study
- How Fortis Improves Patient Care With Microsoft Azure
- The Most Ethical Tech Firms And Why They Matter
- Technostress Hampers Productivity At Workplace: Microsoft