Hyderabad, November, 17th, 2017– SKILLS2017 International Conference on Life Skills and Livelihood Skills – “Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowermentconcluded successfully atDr.MCR HRD Institute of Telangana, Hyderabad.   The conference achieved fantastic response from participants, speakers and guests . The two-day event addressed several dimensions of skill development  andserved as a platform for a dialogue on achieving the dream of “Digital India”.  It helped in preparing  aroadmap to achieving digital India by creating opportunities for the people of India.

SKILLS2017 saw a host of VIPs and dignitaries, policy makers, government officials, educators, business executives and training professionals from around the world visiting the event during two days. The conference witnessed strategic sessions like, Digital Education – Delivering the demographic dividend by Dr. Amarnath Raja, CEO & Co-founder Inapp; Digital RX for rural health by Dr. Richard W Oliver; and other dignitaries. The conference targeted to provide impetus to the Digital India program for rural empowerment and its objectives.


The speakers exchanged their ideas and discussed initiatives on the best means to identify the challenges and create the solutions necessary to ensure leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment.The conference received participation from distinguished personalities, key national and international organizations from over 13 countries.

According to Dr.Ravi Reddy, co-chairman of the conference, “SKILLS2017provided a platform to discuss the relevant skills, technologies and best practices necessaryfor Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment. The 2 day program gave a host of solutions for digitalization and the necessity of digital India. The sessions explored the necessary Skilling programs that are needed to enable the rural population to effectively benefit from Digital India campaign.We are very happy at the response received and are hoping that it will make the impact for the growth rural and Indian economy bringing about necessary changes for rural digitalization”

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Richard Oliver (Founder and CEO, American Sentinel University) said, “SKILLS2017 wasaimed at creating sustainable economies and improving general quality of life of rural India. The conference created opportunities for participants and visitors to gather knowledge about digital India and steps necessary to achieve rural digitalisation. The conference received fantastic response and created a dialogue for achieving growth in rural India through digital development”