upGrad, India’s largest online higher education company has announced special pricing for the immediate family members of India’s frontline COVID warriors, also known as ‘Soldiers in White’ such as doctors, nurses, and police personnel, as a Diwali gift. The offer enables the direct family members of these warriors to enroll for any Masters, PG Diplomas, or PG Certificates with a fee waiver of 10%. The range of programs include post-graduate courses in business administration, marketing, data science, computer science, technology, IT, analytics, arts, law and much more.
The offer is in line with the company’s vision to be a Lifelong Learning & career transformational partner for every Indian and empower them with an opportunity to build their career in any domain that they chose to. “The offer is our mark of tribute to the frontline COVID warriors and their families whose sacrifices are helping us in the nation’s fight against the pandemic. If not much, we can at least acknowledge their efforts with due respect and empower their immediate families to access the best of education from home,” said Arjun Mohan, CEO – India, upGrad.
“upGrad is proud to be a part of the country’s ‘Digital India programme’ that envisions transforming India to become a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. To aid accessibility of quality education for all, we have precedence of providing a high fee waiver up to INR 50,000 basis the outstanding meritocracy of the learner. This Diwali, to spread positivity and share a gift of Lifelong Learning, we particularly look at celebrating the family of COVID warriors by offering specialisations from the top universities, both in India and abroad, along with other mentorship facilities and placement benefits, with a fee waiver of 10%,” Mohan added.
The Diwali offer is one of the many initiatives from upGrad towards inculcating a mindset of Lifelong Learning and to make quality learning accessible to every individual across the country, irrespective of language or location.