Telenor Pakistan offers subsidized internet bundle to enable DigiSkill trainees in their learning journey

By Team BitBol,

Enabling the youth by connecting them to what matters most,
Telenor Pakistan has joined hands with Ministry of Information & Technology (MoIT) and
Virtual University (VU) to introduce subsidized internet packages for students of DigiSkills
Program. DigiSkills is an online training program that seeks to empower the youth with
skills that are in-demand.The collaboration will enable the students to ‘learn and earn’ in the
freelance market.
With the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown in the country, Telenor Pakistan feels strongly
about creating ease of access for e-education and enabling students to capitalize on the
opportunities to continue their learning journey.Telenor Pakistan’s collaboration with the
program means that students can have easy access to internet to continue their learning
journey.
“With increased focus on online mediums of learning and digital education, Telenor Pakistan
has stepped forward to provide subsidized access to DigiSkillsonline resources to ensure
that the students’ learning curve keeps growing.” said Kamal Ahmed, Chief Corporate
Affairs Officer, Telenor Pakistan. “Online learning opens up a world of opportunities from the
comfort and safety of home.By ensuring affordableaccess to the DigiSkills platform, we are
enablingthe country’s youth to get on with the new norm and help establish a digital
economy.”
Telenor Pakistan subscribers who are enrolled in DigiSkills programcan subscribeto this
special internet bundle through avoucher containing electronic codes and strings that will be
sent by DigiSkills.pk.
“DigiSkills.pk is a landmark national level program that is enabling our youth and masses to
learn and earn online. Not only it is aligned with the government’s vision of creating
livelihood opportunities, but it is also enhancing Pakistan’s digital economy. It is heartening
to see responsible corporates like Telenor Pakistan joining hands with us in our journey
towards a prosperous digital Pakistan,” said Dr. Zafar M. Alvi, Project Director, DigiSkills.
During this time, with an increase in focus on e-learning opportunities, Telenor Pakistan has
remained at the forefront not only to provide access to these means but it has also actively
contributed towards developing the online education ecosystem through strategic
partnershipsto promote skills for a digital future. Earlier Telenor Pakistan hasalso provided
1,000 free LinkedIn learning licenses to eligible individuals who are on the lookout for a job
to help them up-skill and grow in their relevant fields.
For details on how to sign up for DigiSkills Program, please click here:
https://digiskills.pk/default.aspx

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