Actors in the urban ecosystem need a wide range of skills in order to address challenges, improve service delivery and utilise stakeholders' capabilities to unlock India's growth potential.
The National Urban Learning Platform is a means of digitally consolidating key skills and knowledge required by urban stakeholders, with a special emphasis on training and capacity building of urban local government officials.
The NULP aims to empower India’s urban functionaries, administrators, elected representatives, civil society, industry actors and other ecosystem players to build smart, inclusive, sustainable and resilient cities.
To empower India’s urban administrators, civil society, industry actors and other ecosystem players through demand based capacity building on the go, at speed and scale.
Supporting implementation of newly acquired skills in day to day activities
Advance yet accessible, self-directed mode of training and leadership development
Digitally improving learning journey and upskilling experience
Peer to Peer Learning
Advance skills through cross-learning and peer-to-peer interactions
To facilitate a prosumer approach for learning
How NULP Works
Actors in the Indian urban ecosystem need to tap into skills such as data driven decision making, urban planning, financial planning, project management, GIS and others in order address the challenges they face. However, these capacities and skills are scarce within the traditional channels of education, training and capacity building.
Enrolling training institutions, schools, civil society, and other knowledge creators to ensure that a wide range of content is available
Facilitating collaborations with cities and knowledge sharing amongst them
Enabling responsive and data driven governance
Working closely with city stakeholders to help align their programs and scale their reach
Engaging with MoHUA missions and their existing capacity building ecosystems to ensure that the content available is aligned to the practical needs of various missions
Providing the required telemetry frameworks, assessment mechanisms and tools to measure the usage of content along with the engagement and completion levels achieved across specific pieces of content
of Phase 1 City Officials want NULP
A dedicated national platform for urban development with shared digital infrastructure to be offered as a public good.
Multi-tenanted in nature that allows the platform to host cities as tenants and cities would be expected to drive the program.
Enables hosting of multilingual content to ensure that language does not form a barrier to learning.
Ensures active engagement with training institutions, schools, civil society and other knowledge creators in India and abroad to ensure that there is a variety of content on a wide range of topics available on demand.
Enables users to discover relevant materials and content on topics of interest and relevance and enrol in benchmarked and certified courses of varying durations and levels of effort to develop the related skills and capacities.
Enables the creation of certification programs and assists in the digital issuance of certificates needed by functionaries in their respective roles.
Enables content creators to assess the effectiveness of their content and enhance it as needed, informing users of their relevance and effectiveness.
Synergises the capacity building institutions empanelled with MoHUA to converge their training mandates and targets with the content and courses.
Empowers India’s urban functionaries, administrators, elected representatives, civil society, industry actors and other ecosystem players to build smart, inclusive, sustainable and resilient cities.