Union Minister Launches Skill India Digital Platform

  • 14 Sep 2023

On 13th September, 2023, Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched Skill India Digital (SID), a comprehensive digital platform aimed at transforming India's skills, education, employment, and entrepreneurship landscape.

Key Points:

  • Digital Public Infrastructure for Skilling: Skill India Digital (SID) is envisioned as the Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) for skilling, education, employment, and entrepreneurship in India.
  • It is designed to enhance accessibility, innovation, and personalization in skill development, focusing on digital technology and Industry 4.0 skills.
  • Alignment with G20 Framework: SID aligns with the G20 framework for building DPIs and promoting digital skills and literacy.
  • Objectives: The platform aims to enhance user-friendliness, support multiple Indian languages, offer Aadhaar-based eKYC for secure access, and ensure compatibility with various devices, including smartphones.
  • Comprehensive Skilling Ecosystem: It serves as a comprehensive information gateway for government skilling and entrepreneurship initiatives, making it a one-stop hub for career advancement and lifelong learning.