Hero Vired, NSDC to upskill talents across drone deployment, game designing

Hero Vired, NSDC to upskill talents across drone deployment, game designing
14 Dec, 2021

Hero Vired has collaborated with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to develop training programmes across drone deployment, game designing, among others. 

The partnership will see institutions and businesses leveraging NSDC’s network to access the range of courses and learning programmes via Hero Vired’s integrated platform. 

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Akshay Munjal, CEO and Founder, Hero Vired, said, “We already offer programmes in several niche technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, fintech, game designing and more and this collaboration will improve employability of the youth and open up multifarious avenues for their professional development.”  

Hero Vired added that through this alliance it will support NSDC by creating a digital platform to host learner certifications. It also claimed to aid NSDC’s mission in driving the skill transformation. 

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.”  

A report by the Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), published in June 2021, said that the online education market stood at US$ 247 million in 2016 with ~1.57 million paid users and is poised to expand at a 52% CAGR to reach US$ 1.96 billion in 2021 and have a user base of 9.6 million.

IBEF claims that it will be driven by increased consumer adoption, improvements in offerings and changes in business models.  

Out of 1,400 edtech companies in the world, India has the second-highest number with 327 companies (10%), as per IBEF.