Microsoft to train 1.62L students in Andhra Pradesh

VIJAYAWADA: Microsoft is collaborating with Authorities of Andhra Pradesh in imparting digital expertise to 1.62 lakh college students and unemployed youth throughout 300 plus faculties and ability growth centres within the state.

Saying this, IT minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy identified that for the aim, AP authorities has entered into an MoU with IT big Microsoft to ability up college students and youth, in order that they develop into employable by varied firms attributable to their extra qualifications.


He underlined that Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy needs each home to be “digitally related”. About 80 lakh homes will likely be supplied with digital connection in three years.

The minister stated the main focus will likely be on “distant studying”, a significant problem in the course of the Covid occasions. He disclosed that efforts are being made to supply computer systems and laptops to 1.30 crore individuals within the state.

Microsoft India president Anant Maheshwari stated their imaginative and prescient is to construct an inclusive, skills-based economic system within the state. For the aim, Authorities of Andhra Pradesh, Division of Greater Schooling (APHeD) and Microsoft have entered right into a strategic partnership to create a holistic and scalable skilling expertise that features entry to studying content material on Microsoft Study, instructional webinars, and experiential studying, other than hands-on lab workout routines and trade certifications programs.


Anant introduced that each learner will get free $100 Azure credit score for sensible experiential studying, take a look at preparation and certification to develop into a Microsoft Licensed Skilled. He identified that over 40 programs and certifications will likely be made out there to college students on Microsoft Study, protecting a broad vary of rising applied sciences, similar to cloud computing, AI, information sciences, IOT and M365, amongst others. To reinforce their employability, college students and youth may even get entry to over eight,600 programs on LinkedIn Studying. This may assist them develop not simply their technical expertise but additionally their enterprise information and comfortable expertise.


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