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International experts to explore India’s Flagship Skilling Platform SIDH

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New Delhi, July 03, 2024.

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), in collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO), World Bank and UNESCO is organising a webinar on Skill India Digital Hub (SIDH) to prepare the workforce for the Future of Work on July 4. Shri Jayant Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge), MSDE will address the webinar where approximately 120 countries are participating and around 3,000 people have already registered.

The webinar- AI powered Skill India Digital Hub- will focus on the pivotal role of digital infrastructure, work-based learning models and industry-academia collaboration in bolstering the Skills and Lifelong Learning ecosystemfor the future of work.

Shri Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary, MSDE and ShriVed Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International will discuss the impact of digital platforms in creating scalable and sustainable skill enhancement models. The panel discussion constitutes of Dr. Haja Ramatulai Wurie, Hon’ble Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Government of Sierre Leone; Shri Ruben Sargsyan, Hon’ble Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Government of America; Shri Borhene Chakroun, Director of Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO, Shri Ravi Peiris, Officer in-charge, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India and Ms. Debjani Ghosh, President, NASSCOM.

The webinar will focus on the innovative use of technology in skills, leveraging Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to enhance learner engagement and align skill development efforts to bridge the skill gap, thereby benefiting society at large. Today, organizations are keen on adopting multi-faceted & innovative approaches while hiring talent.By promoting innovative digital solutions, the webinar enables youth to navigate skill centres and unlocks avenues for employability and industry-ready skilling courses that are dynamic and relevant in local settings.

Moreover, SIDH is designed to streamline the skilling process with features like a swift 10-second registration, digitally verifiable credentials, and AI-powered job exchanges.The platform integrates multiple Indian sovereign databases for verification, offering a comprehensive view of training programs and personalizing recommendations using machine learning.It transcends the boundaries of traditional e-learning and drives a movement dedicated to holistic learning and a future-ready workforce.

Additionally, theparticipants will gain invaluable insights into leveraging the digital revolutionto augment the skilling, reskilling, and upskilling of the labour force. The candidates interested in improving skills and lifelong learning systems can register on Masterclasses to create a roadmap for employment, growth and entrepreneurship.

Promoting digital skilling, building social protection policies for gig workers, and the development of sustainable enterprises will be a cornerstone of this webinar. The AI-powered Skill India Digital Hub (SIDH) is a testament to ministry’s commitment to building a future-ready workforce in line with the need to be more responsive to industry needs and more closely aligned with emerging technologies.

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