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"We aim to skill and up-skill about two million technology professionals and skill another two million potential employees and students over the next few years," Nasscom president R Chandrashekhar said.
"The platform offers skilling and up-skilling in Artificial Intelligence (AI), virtual reality, robotic process automation, Internet of Things, big data analytics, 3D printing,cloud computingand social and mobile," Chandrashekhar said.
Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said digital empowerment can only happen if there is digital inclusion.
"With the advent of new technologies like AI, Blockchain and IoT, re-skilling of young professionals is critical. The platform for re-skilling and up-skilling of workforce in newand emerging ICT technologies is a complement to Centre's 'Digital India' initiative," he said.
To a query, Prasad said that the government has appointed a committee under the Chairmanship of former Supreme Court JusticeB N Srikrishna to study various issues relating to data protection in the country and make specific suggestions to the proposed Data Protection Bill.
The committee is yet to submit its recommendation, he added.