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Centre, IBM to launch the Skills Build platform

Centre, IBM to launch the Skills Build platform 

The centre is to launch the Skills Build platform in collaboration with IBM. This was announced by the Directorate General of Training (DGT), which functions under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE).  

Key Points:

  • This initiative by the Centre is aimed to help the youth to scale themselves as per the changing market trends.
  • The government is planning to use technology effectively to benefit the public and to bring innovation in welfare schemes.
  • The Skills Build platform initiative is a part of IBM’s global commitment that aims to create a job workforce and to build the next generation of skills needed for new collar careers. 

About Skills Build platform: 

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

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