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Close to 3mn people in India acquired digital skills during COVID-19: Microsoft

Close to 3mn people in India acquired digital skills during COVID-19: Microsoft

This number is higher than the initial goal of 25 million that was announced by the tech giant in June last year. Microsoft Corp is also extending its commitment to help 250,000 companies globally make a skills-based hire in 2021, a statement said.Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it has helped over 30 million people across 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, including close to 3 million people from India. 

This number is higher than the initial goal of 25 million that was announced by the tech giant in June last year. Microsoft Corp is also extending its commitment to help 250,000 companies globally make a skills-based hire in 2021, a statement said. 

“From laid-off factory workers to retail associates and truck drivers, millions of people turned to online learning courses from GitHub, LinkedIn and Microsoft during the pandemic to help prepare for and secure the most in-demand roles, including customer service, project management and data analysis,” it added.

News Source: Hindustan times

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