Skilling India – Skill India Mission,PMKVY, NSDC, etc.

[pib] DigiSaksham Initiative

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Digi-Saksham

Mains level : Various initiaitves for Skilling India

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has launched DigiSaksham Initiative.

DigiSaksham

  • It is joint initiative with Microsoft India is an extension of the Government’s ongoing programs to support the youth from rural and semi-urban areas.
  • Through DigiSaksham initiative, free of cost training in digital skills including basic skills as well as advance computing, will be provided to more than 3 lakh youths in the first year.
  • The Jobseekers can access the training through National Career Service (NCS) Portal.
  • DigiSaksham will be implemented in the field by Aga Khan Rural Support Programme India (AKRSP-I).

Training offered

  • Under the initiative, there will be basically three types of training viz. Digital Skills – Self paced learning, VILT mode training (Virtual Instructor led) and ILT mode training (Instructor led).
  • The ILT training which is in person training would be conducted at the Model Career Centres (MCCs) and National Career Service Centres (NCSC) for SCs/STs across the country.
  • Students will be able to access training in areas like Java Script, Data Visualisation, Advance Excel, Power Bi, HTML, Programming languages, software development fundamentals, Introduction to coding etc.

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