India, considered one of the fastest growing economies by the World Bank, various tech giants have started investing in this region. Recently, a top executive from Facebook has announced that
Facebook is planning to train 5 million people with digital skills in India. The objective behind this initiative is to make small business approachable from India at the global level.
Currently, one million people are undergoing training for ten different ongoing programmes, including people from 48,000 villages and 150 cities with support from 50 partners. These initiatives were introduced on the inaugural day of the two-day Facebook Community Boost with an objective to help small businesses to gain from digital marketing.
Lessons available in the Facebook’s training programmes help in building a digital presence, mark presence in growing mobile economy, evade expansive fees for creating and hosting websites, increase awareness about their products and services, and help in approaching a population of two billion across the globe through Facebook. In addition, the training module introduced by Facebook for these businesses in digital marketing and online safety are available in fourteen local languages. The programmes will work Pan India.
Adding further, Facebook jobs product that enables businesses to post job has helped youth to find jobs even in the remote geographies at a greater ease. Thus, their aim to train five billion entrepreneurs and people with effective digital skills will be achieved by 2021.