Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to jointly skill youth in rural India and create employment opportunities for them within the financial services industry.

According to Airtel Payments Bank, the partnership seeks to combine NSDC’s training infrastructure and wide industry network with Airtel Payment Bank’s industry insights to design and conduct targeted skill development programs for rural youth.

The skill development programs will be tailored for imparting knowledge of entry-level jobs within the financial service sector with a special focus on the adoption of digital tools to drive online banking and digital financial services.

Further, Airtel Payments Bank will also conduct an awareness drive at NSDC’s training centres which will provide hands-on banking experience, among others.