CSC SPV, the state-run e-governance services arm, will offer cybersecurity, CAD and 3D printing courses to rural youth in collaboration with the French institute Ecole Supérieure Robert de Sorbon, according to a statement. Classes will be offered at CSC Academy centers across India.
“To make the digital India government initiative safer and more robust in rural India, the Common Service Center (CSC) has launched a course on cybersecurity in collaboration with the French institute – Ecole supérieure Robert de Sorbon.
“CSC has also launched CAD and 3D printing courses in collaboration with the French company to build skills and improve employability of rural youth,” CSC e-Governance India Limited said in the statement.
“Both courses will be delivered by our education and vocational training arm – CSC Academy – and these courses will be specially available to our rural youth across India,” said CSC Managing Director Dinesh Tyagi.
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He said the partnership with the non-profit Robert de Sorbon Higher School will add more value to the courses that have been designed to improve employment opportunities and promote entrepreneurship among rural youth.
CSC’s partnership for CAD (Computer Aided Design) and 3D Printing courses aims to develop industry-relevant skills to create employment and self-employment opportunities for young people, the statement said.
It will also help young people to develop their skills on machining tools like the 3D printer and create complex industrial components, as well as turn their creative and innovative ideas into reality.
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The state-run Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) operates 5,000 CSC Academy centers in rural areas.
“We plan to open a total of 7,000 CSC Academy centers, one in each development block, across the country. The two new programs that we have added to our package of courses are aimed at students, the self-employed and rural people who want to improve their skills to progress in life. These courses are also aimed at improving the skills of our Village Entrepreneurs (VLEs), ”Tyagi said.