AI-Powered Skill India Digital Hub (SIDH) for a Future Ready Workforce

July 4
12:00 pm
 – 1:45 pm
 (Europe/Zurich -UTC+02:00)

Masterclass Series “The SKILLS Bridge” – Episode 8
The ILO in collaboration with The World Bank, UNESCO, and National Skill Development Corporation, India organises the next episode of the “SKILLS Bridge” Masterclass series. Speakers include Ministers from India, Armenia and Sierra Leone and other high-level experts. This episode zeroes in on the transformative force of digital evolution within Skills and Lifelong Learning (LLL) ecosystems. It delves into the myriad of opportunities and obstacles that accompany digital change. Through illuminating case studies from India and other countries, participants will gain invaluable insights into leveraging the digital revolution for the skilling, reskilling, and upskilling of the labour force as well as the management of skills systems including their integration with job matching services.


Through illuminating case studies from India, participants will gain invaluable insights into leveraging digital revolution to augment the skilling, reskilling, and upskilling of the labour force as well as the management of TVET systems. This is critical in adapting to the rapidly evolving job market and addressing the multifarious global challenges at hand. This webinar will focus on these pivotal themes:

Innovative use of digital technology in Skills and Lifelong Learning systems and programmes
Barriers and enablers for benefiting from the innovations in technology.

India’s Imperative Role in Global Skills Transformation

India, with its vast, young workforce and innovative digital infrastructure, serves as a global case study. The Skill India Digital Hub (SIDH) exemplifies scalable, sustainable skill enhancement models crucial for inclusive growth and lifelong learning.

Challenges solved via Skill India Digital Hub:

  1. Fragmented access to training, employment opportunities and broken value chain for skilling at various stages
  2. Different demand and supply geographies create informational asymmetry and migration issues, misaligning training with industry needs.
  3. Difficulty in navigating and locating skill centers and job opportunities
  4. Lack of trusted and digitally verifiable pool of users
  5. Lack of comprehensive insights for policy makers
  6. Lack of industry-ready skilling courses
  7. Language barriers in accessing skilling resources

Some of the key features of Skill India Digital Hub (SIDH) are: 

  1. 10 second registration 
  2. Portable digitally verifiable credentials 
  3. Convergence – whole of society approach 
  4. One-stop Platform for training courses, apprenticeships and jobs 
  5. Online learning 
  6. AI powered Contextualized and Personalized Digital Job Exchange, Courses, Recommendations 
  7. Geotagging and GIS for infrastructure navigation 
  8. Accessibility
  9. Monitoring and Governance