- online platform for imparting skills

Q.  Government launched an online platform for imparting skills. It is
- Published on 18 Jul 16


  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched an online platform for imparting skills with an aim to reach millions of skill seekers in the country.
  • The web portal ( is a part of the government’s Skill India campaign that aims to provide vocational training to 1 crore workers in the next four years.
  • It will provide free online courses to aspirants registered for skill training schemes that can also be downloaded as mobile applications.
  • Apart from domain specific, qualification pack courses, the website will also offer courses on soft skills, languages, digital literacy, orientation to regional cultures as well as modules on entrepreneurship, many of which are hurdles faced by skilled workers when they try to get jobs.

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