Microsoft Project ‘Jyoti’ supported by Aga Khan Rural Support Program helps Indian Youth

Microsoft’s Project “Jyoti is bringing help and needed income to youth across India. For Hina Rahi, eldest child of her seven-member family, it has made all the difference for her family.

“My father has a small shop in Delhi. He used to send us Rs 3,000 every month which was not enough for us. I always wanted to economically support my family but I was not educated enough. Last year, during a door-to-door advertising of Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP), India-’computerji jode duniya se’, I got to know about Microsoft’s project ‘Jyoti’ that train people with computer skills on nominal fee,” according to Hina.

‘Jyoti’ is a skills training program created by the Microsoft Corporation Private Limited (Microsoft India) that provides training to people that are 18-35 years old. The program trains participants in computer skills, which can then help them get a job. Microsoft introduced the program in 2009 in collaboration with various NGO’s and opened community technology centers in remote areas to provide residents with access and support.

via Microsoft Project helps Indian Youth help generate income through computer training reports Online Training Direct.

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