New Delhi, Wednesday, 25 May
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has collaborated with Infosys Limited after signing MoU for Digital and Life-skills development through the Infosys Springboard program powered by Infosys’ NextGen learning platform on 24 May.
Thirumala Arohi, Sr. Vice President, Education, Training & Assessments, Infosys, said, “Infosys Springboard caters digital and life-skills for the students from class VI to lifelong learners. Devised free through Infosys CSR commitment to empowering over 10 million people with digital skills by 2025, it offers a holistic series of courses, nurtured in coordination with top-notch digital educators like Coursera and Harvard Business. It is completely in sync with India’s National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. This flagship intervention has been crafted to empower individuals and amplify their potential, at scale.”
Through this, AICTE recognition and accreditation, educational institutions can avail benefit from free access to 12,300+ courses, virtual labs of digital technologies, and life skills on the Infosys Springboard program.
Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe Chairman, AICTE, said, “Infosys has curated learning streams with certifications for students to uplift and focus on new age roles for improving employability. AICTE in collaboration with Infosys will promote industry-institution interactions for quality education, internship, and faculty development program in alignment with NEP 2020.”
Infosys ESG Vision 2030 aims to enable digital skills at scale and empower over 10 million people in India by 2025 through the Infosys Springboard program (https://infyspringboard.onwingspan.com).
Every institute can create its own microsite to curate and offer the courses to suit the dynamic needs of the industry. The learning dashboard helps to track and monitor learning progress.