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NSDC, ICDL ink pact to improve digital literacy in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed an agreement with ICDL of Singapore to collaborate on improving digital literacy skills of Indians.

As per the MoU, both parties aim to explore opportunities to implement ICDL certification programmes in India, including skilling one million migrating candidates and other NSDC's school or university initiatives in the next five years.

"ICDL certification programme being the international standard in digital literacy will greatly enhance Indian candidates' workplace digital skills and job mobility," said Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL

NSDC CEO Jayant Krishna said the partnership with ICDL would help in the furtherance of the Indian Government's Skill and Digital initiatives.

"The certification is not only important for migrant workers who are going overseas, but also important for domestic workers across all industries," he said.

First Published: Fri, April 15 2016. 18:02 IST