BharatSkills Forum

BharatSkills Forum is a new feature of the Bharatskills learning platform.

Key facts

  • The BharatSkills Forum, which was added to the Bharatskills learning platform, enables sharing of books, videos, question banks, handwritten trainers’ and trainees’ notes, PDFs, scanned copies etc., in any language to interested learners.
  • This new feature will act as a digital warehouse for skilling community by providing wide-range of digital content.

What is Bharatskills platform?

Launched in 2019, the Bharatskills is an online training platform that provides skills concerning Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) ecosystems. It is the central digital repository for skills that provides easy access to digital study materials such as e-books, question banks, learning videos etc., as well as updated curriculum for courses provided under the Craft Instructor Training Scheme (CITS), Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS). It provides unique centralized, scalable and thriving assistance ecosystem with the help of industrial partners. Through this, students and teachers can learn skills related to Industrial Revolution 4.0 to meet the demands of the industry. Currently, the content in this platform is developed by the National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI) and Directorate General of Training (DGT).

About Directorate General of Training (DGT)

The Directorate General of Training (DGT) comes under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). It is government agency involved in providing vocational training for Indian youth under the Skill India Programme – the flagship scheme of the Indian government. It has a network of around 15,000 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), National Skills Training Institutes, National Skills Training Institutes for Women and other central training institutes. These institutes provide training to over 24 lakh students each year, catering to the industrial demands on skilled workforce. They play an important role in providing skilled manpower for various sectors of the Indian economy.



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