YouthNet is a remote learning program that is aimed at driving a community mission led by Youth who work towards education, environment, health and livelihood. The program is a one-stop solution for learners ages 14-25, allowing them to register for the program, enroll in courses, take assessments, earn certificates, collect data and much more. The tool’s features are offered in 6 regional languages through an integrated, easy-to-use and customizable interface which makes the platform scalable according to contextual needs. Working across 20,000 communities in India and 16 states, YouthNet aims to upskill youth and prepare them for higher education, work and life.
Director of Technology Innovations, Pratham Education FoundationNishant Baghel leads digital initiatives that typically connect the disconnected across rural parts of India. He specializes in leveraging advanced technologies for rural EdTech and creating learning opportunities for all. He oversees programs that reach more than 500,000 children and have been recognized by the World Economic Forum as the only ‘School of Future’ from India.