Business Wire India
- The unique collaboration aims to impart niche technology skills and connect students with relevant employment opportunities
- NSDC will support Hero Vired by offering internships, industry projects, financing schemes, and facilitating strategic alliances with prospective institutions/business entities in a B2B (business-to-business) or B2I (business-to-individual) capacity
- As a technology innovation partner to support NSDC, Hero Vired will provide learner certifications through its digital commerce platform
Ved Mani Tiwari, Chief Operating Officer, NSDC said, “The partnership with Hero Vired will focus on upskilling India’s youth by building their capabilities in new-age skills. The economic landscape is changing rapidly and NSDC endeavors to enable the country’s youth to adapt to this shift. Our vision is to enhance, support and bring together private sector initiatives for skill development. Through this association and by introducing such innovative programs that augment learning in advanced technologies, we endeavour to make the youth competent and future ready.”
Akshay Munjal, CEO and Founder, Hero Vired said, “Hero Vired and NSDC share a vision of reimagining education and skilling in the country. At Hero Vired, the pedagogy consists of instructor-led and hands-on learning. We offer select programs where we are closely involved in the academic side of the business, i.e., creating academic content and delivering it in line with industry requirements – all of which will be aided by the NSDC partnership. We already offer programs in several niche technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, fintech, and game designing, and more, and this collaboration will improve the employability of the youth and open up multifarious avenues for their professional development.”
Hero Vired is committed to reimagining education by supporting those who cannot afford it. The company will provide a loan guarantee for the duration of the program (6-11 months) to the first 300 learners during the financial year 2021-22. NSDC will also be a hiring partner, thus, it will have special access to faculty inputs on learners based on their hiring needs. This will enable NSDC to access the top talent under the Hero Vired programs. Additionally, Hero Vired will create customised learning solutions, ensuring a seamless learner and partner onboarding process, offering end-to-end program delivery. This will enable successful learning outcomes, and ultimately prepare young minds for the jobs of future. The skill seekers and professionals can access the online courses on https://herovired.com/, equipping themselves in new-age trades.