CSC has partnered with Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) to train one lakh VLEs for maintenance of the BharatNet, telecom infrastructure across the country, to strengthen availability of reliable internet to the citizens enabling their participation in digital governance and economy.
The training on Wi-Fi access points, Optical Fiber splicing and maintenance will be delivered online through the CSC Academy.
VLEs will be able to access the training content provided by STL in a self-paced mode and through live classes. The training will include hands-on component through trainers from STL at sites where CSC is providing Internet connectivity through BharatNet. Following the training, skill competency certificates will be provided to VLEs after an online assessment.
With the recent announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to connect every village across the country with optical fiber in the coming 1,000 days, CSC is gearing up to provide fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband internet connectivity to all villages.