Airtel Payments Bank to collaborate with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in order to skill youth in rural India and enable them to find employment opportunities.
The partnership aims to combine NSDC’s experience, training infrastructure, and wide network with Airtel Payment Bank’s industry insights to design and conduct targeted skill development programmes for rural youth.
“Through our strategic partnership with Airtel Payments Bank, we aim at imparting the youth with knowledge and training that render financial and banking services more accessible to rural and semi-urban India,” Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC, said in a statement.
The programmes aims to teach skills in youth for entry-level jobs such as Business Correspondent, Field Sales Executive, etc.
Focus will be given on adoption of digital tools to drive online banking and digital financial services given the growing penetration of affordable smartphones and 4G networks in the country, Airtel Payments Bank said.
Source- IANS, Edited by INFOTONLINE Staff