Launch of DigiSaksham
Part of: GS-Prelims
Context: DigiSaksham is a digital skills programme to enhance the employability of youth by imparting digital skills that are required in an increasingly technology driven era.
- This 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.
- 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).
News Source: PIB