Platform For Migrant Labourers
- Under the leadership of its CEO (Chief Executive Officer)Amitabh Kant, NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog has made a high-powered committee of top executives of technology companies such as Google, Microsoft and Tech Mahindra. it aims to develop a job platform that will result in getting migrant labours & blue-collar workers jobs. who lost during COVID-19 lockdown. platform will create an opportunities in their language and around their place.
- platform is going to use technology with public and private participation and will create a platform for all job seekers, employers, government agencies, skill centers and external partners that are using new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
- Along with it, platform will remove a digital distance to find jobs, gain necessary skills, get training center in their languages.
- Members of panel are : Reliance Industries’s president Kiran Thomas, president Anant Maheshwari (Microsoft India), MD and CEO CP Gurnani ( Tech Mahindra), Google India country manager and vice president Sanjay Gupta, Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal, MSME(Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises)secretary A K Sharma.
About NITI Aayog –
Formed: 1 January 2015
Headquarters: New Delhi
Chairperson: Narendra Modi