Govt approves Rs 436 cr outlay for skilling 4 lakh persons

The government announced Rs 436 crore outlay for skilling 4 lakh professionals in futuristic areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity over the next 3 years. The ”Future Skills PRIME” programme will be jointly rolled out by the information technology ministry and industry body Nasscom and will seek to position the initiative as India stack for digital talent. The programme will increase employability.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Union Minister for Electronics and IT: Ravi Shankar Prasad.

 

Source: The Economic Times

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