TERI SAS & Cisco Networking Academy sign MOU on Digital Skills Building in Sustainable Development

TERI SAS & Cisco Networking Academy sign MOU on Digital Skills Building in Sustainable Development

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New Delhi, Updated on Nov 15, 2022 12:11 IST

As a part of MOU, TERI SAS will have access to comprehensive technology skills and a career-building program with a global reputation for preparing youth and development enthusiasts for success in a connected world, that now has a major link to sustainable development goals.

TERI SAS signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cisco Networking Academy as a part of their long-term collaborative engagement to empower youth with career possibilities in this niche area. The initiative has been taken in order to provide youth address skills gaps in digital skills towards sustainability.

As a part of MOU, TERI SAS will have access to comprehensive technology skills and a career-building program with a global reputation for preparing youth and development enthusiasts for success in a connected world, that now has a major link to sustainable development goals.

In his address Professor Prateek Sharma, VC TERI SAS, hailed the MoU as a first-of-its-kind initiative in the sustainability sector in India. “As the world at COP 27 debates to involve skilled youth who can be torch bearers of digital sustainability, we at TERI SAS along with Cisco Academy will be able to teach technology skills and career building to students using the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum and tools, in order to improve career and economic opportunities, making youth savvy towards digital skills in the development sector, adding to a newer workforce of the future.

Collaborating with the Cisco Networking Academy guarantees high-quality training, in skills relevant to the ICT industry, improving employment opportunities of youth in India, who when employed with the right skill sets will possess the power to solve the world’s toughest problems in sustainability, through their digitally savvy acumen.”

This joint MoU will enable students to leverage the Cisco Networking Academy program skills and knowledge and implement the same in their subject areas of environment, climate change, geo spatial data and many more areas related to sustainable development.

The event was held in a hybrid mode and was attended by around 300 students in person and virtually on Cisco Webex. Mr. Ishvinder Singh, India lead – NetAcad & Skills, Social Innovation Group, CISCO exchanged the MoU with Kamal Sharma, Registrar, TERI SAS. Marcella O'Shea, Regional Manager APJC, Corporate Affairs, Cisco from Singapore joined the session virtually via Webex and addressed the students.

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