NASSCOM and MeitY Launch Futureskills Prime Incentive Program for Online Courses in Artificial Intelligence and Other Technologies

Eligible learners can enroll in the GoI incentive program on NASSCOM FutureSkills Prime within 60 days of course completion

FutureSkills Prime, a digital skills initiative by NASSCOM and MeitY, has launched incentives from the Government of India (GoI). The platform is an end-to-end retraining or development destination to transform the country’s talent story. This huge step will go a long way in funding the ambitions of eligible learners by enabling them to navigate careers in emerging technologies.

FutureSkills Prime, an aggregator learning platform aggregator offering a globally competitive, industry aligned, government approved curriculum. It emphasizes lifelong learning online anytime, anywhere (without geographic barriers), leading to a democratization of learning across India as well as a learning and learning perspective. equitable employability for all. It functions as a catalyst whereby a candidate can take a diagnostic test and make informed decisions based on continuing education results and ultimately their career.

It also offers “badges” which are a recognition of the effort of the aspirant who shows a keen interest in retraining / improving his skills, a “skills passport” and a “learners’ book” which are specific to the platform and allow a learner to record his / her learning journey. To add to these features, it has components such as blended learning, faculty development, formative assessments, and learning analysis. FutureSkills Prime guarantees a comprehensive skills framework that addresses all skill levels, from beginner to intermediate and advanced.

“The pandemic has forced us to look not only at digital skills, but also at business transformation, which ultimately means technology is the glue that binds the new world together. It is readily available, but we need to harness it to its full potential. This is possible through dynamic platforms such as AI-enabled FutureSkills Prime, which is agile to meet rapidly changing market needs, ”said CP Gurnani, Managing Director and CEO of Tech Mahindra.

Incentives is a unique yet affordable program, through which potential learners can improve their skills in ten of the most requested cutting-edge technologies and earn incentives up to Rs 14,500. The program covers Foundation, Bridge and Deep Skilling courses through technologies including AI, IoT, big data analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity, augmented / virtual reality, etc. While the FutureSkills Prime platform offers many handpicked courses and pathways, many of them for free, this incentive program will help applicants hone their skills in paid technical courses while earning a refund upon completion.

Employees of IT and non-IT companies, young professionals seeking careers in emerging technologies, central and state government employees, PSU officials and autonomous bodies, new recruits, interns and apprentices can all benefit from this reimbursement program. The Indian government will reimburse Rs 8000 or 50% of course fees (whichever is lower) for advanced skills courses, Rs 3000 or 50% of course fees (whichever is less) for basic courses and Rs 3000 or 50% of course fees (whichever is lower) for bridge courses.

Eligible learners can enroll in the GoI Incentive Program on FutureSkills Prime within 60 days of course completion and assessment validation.