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iGOT Portal Launched on MHRD’s DIKSHA Platform for Frontline Workers to Fight the Pandemic Efficiently

Tooba Maher
Tooba Maher
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As India is fighting against covid-19 pandemic & country’s first line of workers are already engaged in COVID relief & doing a wonderful job. Now, government has also to take care of the training needs of the frontline workers. In this regard, the Government of India has launched a training module for management of COVID-19 called ‘Integrated Govt. Online training’ (iGOT) portal on Ministry of HRD’s DIKSHA platform.

Integrated Govt. Online training’ (iGOT) portal:

This is done for the capacity building of frontline workers to handle the pandemic efficiently. Courses on iGOT have been started for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Hygiene Workers, Technicians, Auxiliary Nursing Midwives (ANMs), State Government Officers, Civil Defence Officers, Various Police Organisations, National Cadet Corps(NCC), NehruYuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), National Service Scheme, Indian Red Cross Society, Bharat Scouts & Guides and other volunteers at the stage.

MHRD’s ‘Digital Infrastructure Knowledge Sharing’ (DIKSHA) platform which is an initiative for education & training has been leveraged by Government of India to start iGOT portal for training all frontline healthcare & COVID Warriors of India to meet PM Narendra Modi’s vision to care for those ‘who care for the nation’.

The uniqueness of the DIKSHA platform is its federated architecture which makes it possible for iGOT portal to leverage it & help in training lakhs of 'Corona warriors' which includes the government officials, frontline health workers & volunteers from organizations such as NCC, NSS, NYKS etc, to prepare them to fight against the pandemic.

The portal will give agencies such as the Health Department and NCC with the ability to upload their content suited for its different users & users to take training using mobile app (diksha app) and online.

It platform will help equip our frontline warriors with capabilities to fight the coronavirus by getting just in time knowledge & skill sets to help tide over the present crisis. It will provide the training module on flexitime and on site basis so that the virus response can be delivered at scale for the workforce needed to tackle the pandemic.

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