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Cisco and DGT join hands to Enable Digital Learning for NSTI Students and Trainers

(Left to right) Sameer Garde, President, Cisco India & SAARC; Hon’ble Minister Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE); Sri Raj Kumar Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Power and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE); and Rajesh Aggarwal, Director General, DGT.

Cisco has signed a MOU with DGT to bring the benefits of digital technology to six National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs). The agreement was signed between Rajesh Aggarwal, Director General (Training)/ Additional Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Sameer Garde, President, Cisco India & SAARC in the presence of Hon’ble Minister Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), on 30th Sep’2019, at the Launch of Apprenticeship Pakhawara event in New Delhi.

In order to succeed in a digital economy, students need to be armed with new skills, taught in new ways. Through innovative digital solutions, Cisco is effecting change on a national scale in the education system by allowing students to collaborate and offering access to crucial resources to enhance their knowledge and skill set. We are excited to enable learning from anywhere and on any device, in ways that reimagine what’s possible,”

Sameer Garde, President, India & SAARC, Cisco.

Under this initiative, NSTIs in Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, and Kanpur will be equipped with a state-of-the-art Cisco Connected Classroom solution that utilizes Cisco’s Collaboration solutions like Cisco TelePresence and Cisco Webex, to offer a next-generation digital learning experience to the students and faculty of NSTIs.

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