On June 24, 2020, Directorate General of Training (DGT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Technology giant IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) India Private Limited,have jointly launched free digital learning platforms ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ and ‘SkillsBuild Innovation Camp’ to provide more new resources to job seekers and business owners in India through BharatSkills learning platform (https://bharatskills.gov.in) of DGT.
Skills Build Reignite:
- This initiative has been launched to facilitate free online coursework such as financial management, business strategy, digital strategy, legal support & advice to job seekers and entrepreneurs with the aim to help them take their careers as well as businesses forward.
- Under this learning platform, Personal coaching for entrepreneurs, mentoring to help small businesses establish or restart their small businesses again as they begin to focus efforts to emerge from the situation arising from the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
SkillsBuild Innovation Camp:
- It is a 10-week training program, under which 100 hours of structured learning will be provided to learners interested in gaining practical project experience to boost their learning & aims to build their network as well as increasing their employability.
- These students will go through the design thinking process, with expert facility guidelines including IBM volunteers and instructors. After undergoing this learning process, students will use strategic methods to prepare their problem statements, solve complex problems more quickly, and design an innovative user experience and tell compelling stories.
About Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship:
Headquarters– New Delhi
Cabinet Minister- Mahendra Nath Pandey