Skill Development and AI in Public Administration
In today’s data-driven world, it is not a surprise that even Public Administration has integrated Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in areas like law & order maintenance, government welfare activities, and infrastructure. The relevance of ‘datafication’ and ‘digitalization’ has also been recognized by policymakers, for example in initiatives such as PM SVANidhi scheme, Aarogya Setu, Diksha, etc. The existing data-skill gap possibly due to the statistical and computational competencies of AI and Data Science can be done away with through several courses. Read more.
7/10 say futuristic skills may help them achieve professional success
A survey focusing on skill gap and the challenges face by working professionals by ImaginXP, a higher education company, showed that seven out 10 feel that futuristic skills training help in succeeding in their respective professional careers. Read more.
‘Unnati for India’ provides free training in IT skills
‘Unnati for India’, a project by Visionet Systems for lower-income youths to bridge the skill gap in curricula of colleges aimed to make the youth ‘future-ready’ with training in AI, Digital Transformation, Machine Learning, Cryptocurrencies, Natural Language Processing and other booming industries. Launched last year, they plan to train more than one lac graduates in the coming five years with the aim of making them employable in the IT and BPM sectors. By April of this year, this free training program equipped over 600 young people who were absorbed into the corporate stream. Read more.