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SKILLS BUILD PLATFORM

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Related Topic in KAS Prelims Syllabus:

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) [Paper-II]: ICT and Governance – various Government schemes promoting use of ICT, Artificial Intelligence

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Directorate General of Training (DGT), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) announced the launch of SkillsBuild platform in collaboration with IBM.

About the Platform

  • As part of the programme, a twoyear advanced diploma in IT, networking and cloud computing, co-created and designed by IBM, will be offered at the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) & National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs).
  • The platform will be extended to train ITI & NSTI faculty on building skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • It offers digital learning content from IBM and partners such as CodeDoor, Coorpacademy and Skillsoft.
  • The digital platform will provide a personal assessment of the cognitive capabilities and personality via MyInnerGenius to the students.
  • The students will then learn foundational knowledge about digital technologies, as well as professional skills such as resume-writing, problem solving and communication.
  • Students will also receive recommendations on role-based education for specific jobs that include technical and professional learning.
[Source: PIB]

 

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