STL has announced signing an MoU with Common Services Centres (CSC) Academy to skill VLEs across the country in optical fibre network.
Under the MoU, STL Academy will conduct certified training program for VLEs registered with CSC. The program will train and skill 100,000 VLEs across 100,000 gram panchayats thereby making it the world’s largest training on optical fibre network.
STL will conduct 2 pilot trainings at designated blocks in Uttar Pradesh. The first training program to be launched this month and will cover optical fibre cable joining and maintenance across underground and aerial, Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) hardware maintenance, and Wi-Fi access point’s maintenance.
The training program will be conducted in over 40 cities across the country in 180 days. Post training, CSC will provide employment or self-employed support to all VLEs at panchayat level.
Anjali Byce, CHRO, STL said, “We are delighted to partner with CSC Academy to train and skill VLEs, and provide them with an opportunity for growth. This will further support the telecom industry in getting right talent and will boost the economy.”
Dinesh Tyagi, CEO, CSC e governance Services said, “CSC Academy aims at providing professional training to learners from diverse backgrounds and with educational needs. We are delighted to partner with STL to skill rural masses in India. Together, we are promoting entrepreneurship by fostering the capability and development of the VLEs under the Common Services Centre scheme.”
STL has formed STL Academy to create an ecosystem of highly skilled professionals for deploying and maintaining complex optical fibre networks.