NSDC and AVPL to establish 70 Skills and Incubation Hubs across India

Partnership to focus on drone technology, IoT, agriculture, and allied sectors, enhancing vocational training nationwide

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New Delhi: The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and AVPL International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish 70 Skills and Incubation Hubs across India, focusing on the fields of drone technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), agriculture, and allied sectors, enhancing vocational training and skill development in the country.
Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO of NSDC, expressed, “We are excited to partner with AVPL International to bring advanced training facilities and globally recognized certification programs to the youth. This initiative will not only enhance vocational training but also position India as a leader in global skill development.”
Under the agreement, AVPL International will revamp existing training facilities at 50 locations, transforming them into Global Skills and Incubation Hubs (GISH) across 12 Indian States. These hubs will offer certificate courses from prestigious institutions such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), in collaboration with the NSDC Academy. Additionally, dual certification programs with international accreditation bodies will be available through NSDC International, aiming to equip Indian youth with the skills required for global employment opportunities.
Deep Sihag Sisai, Founder and Managing Director of AVPL International stated, “This initiative will not only uplift the local workforce but also set a new benchmark in Drone, IOT, Agriculture and allied sectors training, enabling Indian youth to compete on a global stage.”
The comprehensive training programs will cover cutting-edge fields such as drone technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), agriculture, and allied sectors. With a target of training 1,40,000 candidates annually, these programs will equip them with IIT-certified courses and internationally recognized accreditations.
The comprehensive training programs will cover cutting-edge fields such as drone technology, IoT, agriculture, and allied sectors, aiming to train 1,40,000 candidates annually. These programs will provide IIT-certified courses and internationally recognized accreditations. significantly enhancing the employability of the Indian workforce on a global scale and fostering economic growth.