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upGrad launches new upskilling programme; aims to enable 75,000 jobs

Bucking the slowdown trend within the edtech sector, upGrad said it has remained bullish with its program completion rate of 80 per cent

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The upGrad team strength will grow to 7,600 from the present 4,800 in the next three months

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Ronnie Screwvala-led edtech unicorn upGrad is doubling down on creating the largest upskilling programme portfolio. The programme will allow first-time job seekers and working professionals to take their own upGrad branded courses. upGrad aims to enable 75,000 jobs through the new programme in one year.

“Our own branded certification courses for job enablement allow us the flexibility to focus on what makes the first-time employee or working professionals move up in their jobs or shift careers in order, to upgrade themselves,” said Mayank Kumar co-founder and MD of upGrad. 

“It fits in directly with our mission to enable India to be

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 7:21 PM IST

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