Published on: August 9, 2021



Full form : Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi

What is in news:Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App recently.

Developed by : Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with NeGD

Aim : Make the skill development schemes accessible to the target groups

features of this portal are as follows:

  • Availability of all information related to skill development at one place for Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Safai Karamcharis.
  • Facility to register for the training institute and program of their interest.
  • Facility to upload desired documents related to personal information.
  • Facility to register the attendance of the trainees through face and eye scanning during the training period.
  • Monitoring facility through photo and video clip during training etc.
  • Details on PM DAKSH Scheme
  • Launched – 2020-21
  • Eligible target group are being provided skill development training programmes on (i) Up-skilling/Re-skilling (ii) Short Term Training Programme (iii) Long Term Training Programme and (iv) Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP).
  • These training programs are being implemented through Government Training Institutes, Sector Skill Councils constituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and other credible institutions