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Education Minister launches SWAYAM Plus platform

In alignment with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced the launch of the SWAYAM Plus platform, operated by IIT-Madras. This initiative aims to provide industry-relevant courses to enhance the employability of learners, including working professionals.

Key Features of SWAYAM Plus Platform

1. Partnership with Industry Giants:

  • Collaboration with industry leaders such as L&T, Microsoft, CISCO, and others to develop courses aligned with industry needs.

2. Innovative Elements:

  • Multilingual content, AI-enabled guidance, credit recognition, and pathways to employment are integrated into the platform.

3. Ecosystem Development:

  • Focus on building a comprehensive ecosystem for professional and career development, involving learners, course providers, industry, academia, and strategic partners.

4. Objectives:

  • Providing credit recognition for high-quality certifications and courses offered by industry and academia partners.
  • Targeting learners from tier 2 and 3 towns and rural areas, offering employment-focused courses in vernacular languages.
  • Facilitating mentorship, scholarships, and job placements as value-added services.
  • Enabling upskilling and re-skilling at all levels – certificate, diploma, or degree.


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