Q. With reference to DigiSaksham, consider the following statements:
1. The initiative gives priority to the job-seekers of semi-urban areas belonging to disadvantaged communities.
2. The programme is a joint initiative of Microsoft India and the Ministry of Labour & Employment.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

Both statements are correct. 

  • Under DigiSaksham, the training will be provided to more than 3 lakh youths in the first year. The initiative gives priority to the job-seekers of semi-urban areas belonging to disadvantaged communities, including those who have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  
  • The programme is a joint initiative of Microsoft India and the Ministry of Labour & Employment. 

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