- ‘Best Online Education Platform’ Award At Indian Education Awards 2016
07/27/2016 - a disruptive innovation by NIIT has been awarded as the "Best Online Education Platform" at the 6th Annual Indian Education Congress.

Online PR News – 27-July-2016 – Gurgaon – - a disruptive innovation by NIIT has been awarded as the "Best Online Education Platform" at the 6th Annual Indian Education Congress & Awards organized by Franchise India, India's leading Franchising publication. that was launched in October last year is a digital learning initiative that brings skilling from NIIT classrooms to every digitally connected Indian, for free, at any time and place of their choice. P V D Ravi Kiran, Senior Vice President, Synchronous Learning Technology, NIIT Ltd. and Vijay Kumar Srinivasan, Senior Vice President, Technology Strategist & Architect, NIIT Ltd received the award at an event organised in the capital city.

The 6th Annual Indian Education Congress & Awards is one of the biggest thought leadership forum where education professionals, institutes, government bodies, financial institutions and schools come together and take up various issues related to Indian Education Industry. Also, the Indian Education Awards are one of the most prestigious awards that recognize excellence in education sector. The event aims to connect the entire gamut of education industry.

Speaking on the occasion, Udai Singh, Chief Strategy Officer NIIT Ltd, said, "We are extremely pleased to receive the Best Online Education Platform Award for, at the Annual Indian Education Awards 2016. It is a great honour for us that has been recognised in such a short span of time. This award reiterates our belief that is a technological and pedagogical force multiplier that will help us create skilled workforce across multiple sectors, to cater to the workforce requirements of the industry.

He further added, "NIIT has been at the forefront of skills and talent development not just in India, but around the world. We have been working continuously with a vision to offer viable career options and cutting-edge skill based training to every digitally connected citizen of India, by removing the four constraints of time, space, language and money. This award is a strong reaffirmation of our belief that Technology is fundamental to our growth." – a disruptive innovation by NIIT for the education space, delivers for the very first time, skill-based live courses as well as on-demand courses to the masses, through the digital medium. It is an innovative initiative providing video based online training for free, which can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, any device (Desktop, Tab, Mobile), Windows or Android having access to Internet. app is also available for Android devices which can be downloaded from Google Play store for free. Launched on October 6, 2015, already has a reach in over 160 countries which includes 2000+ cities and 6 continents (other than Antarctica) with a total of over 240,000 registered users, and a total offering of 5400+ Live and On-demand courses.

The recent launch of Free CBSE Board Exam preparatory live classes by for 10th and 12th standard students has been highly appreciated by the users. The Fast Track Refresher Courses were designed to help prepare students score higher grades in their CBSE Board exams. The courses were made available for free for the students and a total of 44000 students availed the classes.

Over the last 35 years NIIT has contributed extensively to the IT sector by training 35 million people in IT and other disciplines. As a socially responsible corporate citizen, NIIT with the launch of is now committed to extend that experience and expertise to service the needs of India in many other sectors, across the entire social spectrum.

Additionally, actively encourages and invites every socially minded Indian, Corporation and NGO to generously share their valuable knowledge and Open Source Training Material by registering as a Trainer/Content Partner on and uploading their course description, videos and courseware for a guaranteed free lifelong learning benefit.

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