‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH Mobile App’ Details information
Modi govt’s big announcement: PM Daksh portal launched to boost employment, all details related to employment in one place. Union Minister Virendra Kumar launches PM-Daksh portal, PM Daksh mobile app to promote skill development.
PM-DAKSH stands for Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi Yojana. This scheme is being implemented by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment from the year 2020-21. Under this scheme, eligible target group will be provided skill development training programmes on:
Up-skilling or Re-skilling Programmes
Short Term Training Programme
Long Term Training Programme and
Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP).
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Virendra Kumar today launched the PM Daksh portal and app. Which has been launched to make skill development schemes accessible to the backward class, Scheduled Castes and cleaners. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been implementing the Prime Minister’s Efficient and Skilled Prosperity Beneficiary Scheme from the year 2020-21. Under this scheme training is being imparted from suitable people. It is further said that the government will provide training institutes, which will be set up by the government ministry or other reputable institutes will also do the work.
Now anyone can get all the information related to skill development training in one place by visiting the ‘PM-Daksh’ portal. Moreover, with just one click, a person can get information about skill development training programs that are becoming closer to a woman or a man and can easily register themselves for the appropriate training.
Some More Features and Details Notification
Kumar said some of the key features of the portal include availability of all information related to skill development for SCs, backward classes and cleaners, registration facility with the training institute and program facility for anyone interested. Facility to upload desired documents pertaining to personal information, facility to record your presence by face and eye examination during training and monitoring by photo and video clips during training etc.
The Minister also presided over the National Conference on Digital Best Practice and North East Summit. Celebrating the 75th year of the country’s independence (Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav), the summit aims to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through digital technology. Kumar asked the Department for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities to extend the conference across the country with greater participation of ‘Divyangajans’ as he believes that nothing can be discussed without the presence of real stakeholders.
About National e-Governance Division (NeGD)
NeGD was created in 2009 by Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. It was created as an Independent Business Division under Digital India Corporation. NeGD has been playing a significant role in supporting Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology in management & implementation of Programme since 2009. It has been implementing several e-Governance Projects and initiatives at the Central as well as State levels.
During the year 2021-22, a target has been set to provide skill development training to approximately 50,000 persons of the target groups through the above three Apex Corporations. (ANI)