Ed-tech sector creates 75,000 jobs in 5 years: India EdTech Consortium

IEC data says that more than 50,000 professionals are working in the Indian ed-tech sector.

Ed-tech sector creates 75,000 jobs in 5 years: India EdTech Consortium The Indian ed-tech sector has created more than 75,000 jobs in the last 5 years, says India EdTech Consortium
Abhiraj P | Feb 8, 2022 - 8:43 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The education technology (ed-tech) sector in India has provided more than 75,000 jobs in India in the last five years, says the Indian EdTech Consortium (IEC), which functions under the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The data collected by the IEC also reveals that more than 50,000 professionals are working in the Indian ed-tech sector.

The IAMAI is a not-for-profit organization that aspires to expand the online and mobile added services sector in India. It intends to solve the hurdles in the digital sector. The IAMAI has a membership of around 350 Indian and foreign companies.

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“The accelerated employment opportunity created by EdTech, which allows Indian professionals to create value globally is particularly evident in the context of COVID-19 induced job losses in 2020,” said a statement from the IAMAI.

The IEC data claims that the ed-tech sector has created a significant number of job opportunities in India. According to the statement, the ed-tech sector has also helped people get jobs by offering training and upskilling courses.

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“India’s EdTech sector has been extremely purpose-driven and is one of the most in-demand industries for multiple stakeholders. It has been at the forefront of creating and delivering excellence. Therefore, with the outcome-driven business approach we follow, we are sure to create the strongest employment pull within the country for propelling maximum economic Growth,” said Mayank Kumar, co-founder and managing director of upGrad. He is also the chair of the IEC.


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