Sahaj-e-village launches e-learning service - ‘Sahaj e-shiksha Partner’
Guwahati, September 11, 2017: Sahaj e-Village Limited ("Sahaj"), a Srei initiative, today announced the launch of Sahaj e-Siksha Partner, a unique prepaid franchisee model offering e-learning services in the remotest corners of India. The first Sahaj e-Siksha Partner centre was inaugurated today by Mr. Sanjay Nandrajog, CEO, Sahaj in Baruipur, a suburb in the outskirts of Kolkata.
Initially,the programme will be rolled out in 25 centres across the country. Soon, theprogramme will be available in every district where Sahaj has a presence. Sahajcurrently has 67000 centres across 23 states and unionterritories.
Theinitiative is expected to unleash a new wave of e-learning across rural andsemi-urban geographies, empowering and educating millions of youth in theprocess. Sahaj e-Siksha Partner offers 45 unique courses, which will becustomised for rural groups. The courses includes basic computer education,bridging courses for graduation, courses in soft skill development, distanceMBA courses and many more. The company has also tied up with a few reputede-learning portals like School Guru and Uttaron, and Sahaj partners will havethe option to offer relevant courses from these portals as well.
The coursefee starts at Rs 100 making it affordable for every rural household. Sahaje-Siksha Partner will also introduce unique propositions such as job guaranteecourses where the candidate will only start paying the course fee aftersecuring a job.
Sahaj willpartner with infrastructure ready institutions such as schools, NGOs, etc. forthis new e-learning programme.
Commentingon the launch of Sahaj e-Siksha Partner, Mr. SanjayNandrajog, CEO, Sahaj, said: "Sahaj has beencommitted to bridging the urban-rural digital divide and create a strong ITinfrastructure in rural India. Sahaj e-Siksha Partner aims to empower ruralyouth of our country through affordable education and offer them sustainablelivelihood options. This will result in all-inclusive growth and development ofour nation."