Dharmendra Pradhan Launches SWAYAM Plus Platform

Dharmendra Pradhan Launches SWAYAM Plus Platform

Last Updated Feb - 29 - 2024, 06:49 PM | Source : PIB | Visitors : 35

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates SWAYAM Plus, aligning with NEP2020 objectives to enhance employability.
Dharmendra Pradhan Launches SWAYAM Plus Platform, New Delhi

Union Minister of Education, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the SWAYAM Plus Platform in New Delhi, attended by academics and dignitaries. The platform aims to prepare a new generation for the implementation of NEP2020, which includes courses supporting industry needs that enhance learners' employability. Pradhan expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for envisioning the roadmap for the coming 25 years and emphasized the high female enrolment in STEM education in India.

Working professionals will participate in the SWAYAM platform, using it as a vehicle to take advantage of the multiple-entry-multiple-exit of NEP2020. The platform will widen the classroom scope, adding 43 million students of Higher Education students and working professionals. 

Pradhan stressed the need for futuristic courses such as semiconductors and Artificial Intelligence for the youth of the country. Applied education with SWAYAM Plus will focus on employability, entrepreneurship, job-centric and hands-on training.

Courses will be in local languages to empower every student and bring about all-round development in the youth. Shri K. Sanjay Murthy urged greater participation from industry leaders and subject matter experts from Universities and Institutions to contribute courses on separate verticals, which will be certified by IIT Madras. There will be numerous institutional mechanisms to ensure need-based and timely responses.

SWAYAM Plus features innovative elements such as multilingual content, AI-enabled guidance, credit recognition, and pathways to employment. It primarily focuses on building an ecosystem for all stakeholders in professional and career development, enabling a mechanism that provides credit recognition for high-quality certifications and courses offered by the best industry and academia partners.

 

The platform also envisions bringing in features such as access to mentorship, scholarships, and job placements as value-added services in due course of time, building a digital ecosystem for learners to pursue upskilling/reskilling at all levels, namely certificate, diploma, or degree.

  Stay ahead with educational updates! Join our WhatsApp channel now for the latest insights and knowledge boosts. Don't miss out, join today!

READ MORE| TV Narendran, CEO of Tata Steel, Appointed Chair of IIT Kharagpur's Board of Governors

 

Share :

Trending this week

UGC Warns Against Fake Online Degree Programmes

Apr - 24

University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a stern warning against fake online degree programmes bearing misleading abbreviations, such as BBA a... Read More

Professor Bhaskar Gupta Appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University

Apr - 24

Professor Bhaskar Gupta has been named the next vice-chancellor of the state-run Jadavpur University. West Bengal Governor C V Ananda Bose appointe... Read More

NEET UG 2024 Exam Date Update: No Changes Anticipated, Details Inside

Apr - 24

Candidates across the country are concerned as to whether NEET UG 2024 will be rescheduled. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is scheduled to condu... Read More