News Bureau

June 25, 2019

Creation of Skills for AI

Technology advances with transformative changes such as globalization and disruptive business models shall have important implications in the world of work and associated skills in near future. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) have taken keen interest in aligning the learning methodologies as per new emerging skills and job requirement.

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) established its Future of Work initiative after a preliminary study to identify the potential and risks of automation within the STT ecosystem that NSDC has enabled. NSDC is continually facilitating the development of cross-functional Qualification Packs and National Occupational Standards in association with IT-ITeS Sector Skill Council (NASSCOM) across nine emerging technologies influencing the Future of Work in India, namely Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Block Chain, Robotic Process Automation,  Internet of Things, Virtual Reality , and Social and Mobile Applications.

MSDE, de facto enlisted new trades were introduced in the year 2018 to keep pace with Technological innovations under the Craftsmen Training Scheme being implemented through Industrial Training Institutes.