PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App

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PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – Policies and interventions

In news Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment will launch ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App on 7th August, 2021.

 About the Portal and App

  • Developed by: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with NeGD (National E-Governance Division), 
  • Objective: To make the skill development schemes accessible to the target groups of Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Safai Karamcharis.
  • The youth of the target groups will now be able to avail the benefits of skill development training programmes more easily.

 What is PM-DAKSH Yojana?

  • The Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) Yojana is being implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment from the year 2020-21.
  • Under this Yojana, eligible target groups are being provided skill development training programmes on
    • Up-skilling/Reskilling
    • Short Term Training Programme
    • Long Term Training Programme
    • Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP).

News Source: PIB

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