New Delhi, Sep 4: Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan launched a 3-year partnership “Education to Entrepreneurship: Empowering a generation of students, educators and entrepreneurs” between Ministry of Education, Ministry Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Meta in New Delhi today.
As many as 3 Letters of Intent (LoI) were exchanged between Meta and NIESBUD, AICTE and CBSE. Minister of State for Education Annpurna Devi and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar also graced the occasion.
Speaking at the event, Dharmendra Pradhan said that the initiative launched today is in furtherance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making India a skill capital of the world and empowering our Amrit Peedhi.
He further said that the ‘Education to Entrepreneurship’ partnership is a game-changer, which will take Digital Skilling to the grassroots. This will build capacities of our talent pool, seamlessly connect students, youth, workforce & micro-entrepreneurs, with futuristic technologies and transform our Amrit Peedhi into new-age problem solvers and entrepreneurs.
Under the partnership with NIESBUD, 5 lakh entrepreneurs will get access to digital marketing skills by Meta over the next 3 years. Budding and existing entrepreneurs will be trained in digital marketing skills using Meta platforms in 7 regional languages to begin with. Three short films were also showcased highlighting the details about the partnerships.