About the Scheme

About the scheme

FutureSkills PRIME (Programme for Re-skilling/ Up-skilling of IT Manpower for Employability) is an industry focused scheme sponsored by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, with the goal to build skills in the emerging 10 technologies in the field of Information Technology. (www.futureskillsprime.in)

FutureSkills platform was launched by the Hon'ble Prime Minister, in the presence of Hon’ble Minister (E&IT), industry leaders, and senior Government officials in 2018. At the same time, MeitY also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NASSCOM, to collaborate and strengthen their cooperation in the field of skill development, particularly with respect to the reskilling/ upskilling imperatives in areas of new and emerging technologies, with the Government acting as an enabler/facilitator. FutureSkills Prime is the outcome of this MoU.