Source: The post is based on the article “Directorate General of Training (DGT) launches Bharat Skills Forum, a digital knowledge-sharing platform for the ITIs’ trainees, trainers and industry” published in PIB on 1st October 2022.
What is the News?
A new feature called the Bharatskills Forum has been added to the Bharatskills learning platform that allows sharing of books, notes, videos, question banks, etc and other relevant skill-related content for learners.
What is Bharatskills Platform?
Launched in: 2019
Launched by: Directorate General of Training(DGT) in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE)
Purpose: It is a Central Digital Repository for the trainees and trainers of the ITI ecosystem, providing easy access to updated curriculum, e-books, Question Banks, mock/practice papers, learning videos for courses under the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), Craft Instructor Training Scheme(CITS) and the Apprenticeship Training Scheme(ATS).
Significance: This platform presents unique access to a centralized, scalable, and thriving support ecosystem through its industrial partners for the students and teachers who can now learn the new age (Industrial Revolution 4.0) skills to meet the demands of the industry.