HP and PIF initiate an innovative twist
HP and Pratham InfoTech Foundation have come together to get innovative within the India Digital Inclusion Program. Cloud Enabled Future Classrooms will be set up, an innovative concept through which the 2 aim to make a huge leap in bridging the digital divide at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Aurangabad in Maharashtra and Pilani in Rajasthan. 'HP Future Classrooms' is a solution developed to implement creative, sustainable and inclusive models of education using cloudtechnology to benefit students from underprivileged and economically weak segments of the society. As this is the IDI program, PIF’s DLC course along with soft skills training in line with guidelines laid down by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) and employment assistance will be of prime focus. Along with this, training in HP LIFE (HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs) curriculum will also be provided. HP LIFE is a global program that helps students, potential entrepreneurs and small business owners establish and grow their businesses by providing online and face-to-face training in IT and business skills. This program will be run across 2015-2016 aiming to benefit around 2500 youth. Work towards establishing the set up has already begun.