Google, NSDC join hands to train app developers

Q.  NSDC has joined hands with which tech company to train app developers for mobile platform on Android and web platforms?
- Published on 11 Aug 17

a. Google India
b. Microsoft India
c. Dell India
d. IBM India

ANSWER: Google India
Google, NSDC join hands to train app developersThe NSDC and Google India will come together to train app developers for mobile platform on the Android and web platforms.

This is aimed at improving the country’s mobile application development ecosystem.

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a public-private partnership enterprise under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

Under the initiative, NSDC will introduce a specific course with the scope to train developers to create applications for the mobile platform that can be used on smartphone and tablets running on the Android operating system.

The 100-hour duration course is designed to be delivered by NSDC’s partner agencies, outside the formal education system.

NSDC and Google India will also work together to focus on up-skilling Android trainers under the programme.

The collaboration aims to accelerate mobile skill training and create opportunities for youth in the country.

According to a study conducted by IMaCS (the management consulting arm of rating agency ICRA) on behalf of NSDC, India is likely to have an incremental requirement of 24.4 crore skilled people by 2022 in 21 high growth sectors.

NSDC: Know More
  • The National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC) was setup as a one of its kind, Public Private Partnership Company.
  • It has a primary mandate of catalysing the skills landscape in India.
  • NSDC is a unique model created with a well thought through underlying philosophy based on the following pillars:
1. Create: Proactively catalyse creation of large, quality vocational training institutions.

2. Fund: Reduce risk by providing patient capital. Including grants and equity.

3. Enable: the creation and sustainability of support systems required for skill development. This includes the Industry led Sector Skill Councils.

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