"The Cyber Rakshak initiative is part of Kyndryl’s commitment to India’s broader socioeconomic development, particularly for financial inclusion and building diversity in India’s tech talent pool,” said Lingraju Sawkar, President, Kyndryl India. “The cybersecurity landscape is more complicated by the day, and everyone needs the necessary tools and knowledge to better protect their data and improve their security posture. These are also important technical skills women professionals can bring to high-value career opportunities.”
The Cyber Rakshak initiative promotes and supports the Indian government’s efforts to expand financial inclusion for women of underbanked regions and recognize women as a major driver of India’s economic growth.
Kyndryl (NYSE: KD) is the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, serving thousands of enterprise customers in more than 60 countries. The company designs, builds, manages, and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.
About Common Services Centres
The Common Services Centres (CSCs) is one of the flagship programmes under the Digital India Initiative. More than 5.20 lakh CSCs offer assisted access to essential government and public utility services, social welfare schemes, financial services, education and skill development courses, apart from a host of B2C services.
CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle (CSC SPV) incorporated in the year 2009 under the Companies Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY), Government of India, to monitor the implementation of Common Services Centres scheme (CSCs).
CSC Academy, the Educational & CSR wing of CSC, provides access to professional learning for learners of diverse backgrounds and educational needs. CSC has planned to set up 7,000 CSC Academy centres (one in every block) across the country. Education and skills are the foundation of these centres.
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