NSDC inks partnership with HP to impart skills to students, Telecom News, ET Telecom


NEW DELHI: Hewlett Packard (HP) India and National Skill Development Corporation Thursday inked a partnership to provide worksheets and content to facilitate home learning and early skill development of students across India.

Under the partnership, NSDC will host content from HP’s Print Learn Center on its digital skilling platform–eSkill India, and make it available for potential users as well as aspiring students, free of cost.

It should be mentioned that HP’s Print Learn Center (HP-PLC) initiative provides printable learning modules, created by education and skilling experts. Additionally, HP’s Print Learn Center content will be made available in English and seven Indian languages (Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, and Marathi).

The HP-PLC content, according to the PC and hardware maker, will impart modern skills to students such as problem-solving, analytical ability. computing amongst others.

“Through this collaboration, HP and NSDC aim to ensure holistic skill development for children from an early age,” an official statement said.

“Wider adoption of technology-based skill delivery will enhance learning outcome and experience of the students. The HP-PLC content and its delivery through the eSkill India platform are designed to grab the attention of young children and provide them interactive and simplified learning environment,” said Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC.

“The absence of regular teaching methods put increased pressure on parents and educators to inculcate early learning concepts. The Print Learn Center is an effort by HP to help overcome this gap, and through our collaboration with NSDC, we hope to provide this content to millions of students and educators across India and play a part in developing essential skills for our country’s future generations,” said Ketan Patel – Managing Director, HP India Market.

The content can be accessed via the NSDC’s eSkill India or HP’s Print Learn Center via a free subscription. Registered users will get access to 100 learning worksheets every month. The content will be available for multiple categories of learners, HP said.


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