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Free online skill development courses launched

By Ians
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New Delhi, July 16: The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has announced the launch of an online platform -- www.indiaskillsonline.com -- for inculcating skills of choice and bridge the digital divide in India.

Courses on soft skill, languages, culture, digital literacy and entrepreneurship are some of the options that will be made available to the users.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Skill India mission last year which aimed to train over 40 crore youths in India by 2022.

"With the introduction of online skill learning, the whole nation potentially becomes a classroom. The audio-video graphical illustrations format will help internalise the concepts for the skill-seekers, faster and longer," the official statement said.

"Skill India resolves to bridge the digital divide by providing basic digital literacy opportunities to all skill-seekers. It will make them more aware, and better suited for the work environment of the day," it added.

On Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee had inaugurated the first edition of 'India Skills' competition on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day.

IANS

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