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Skill India Launches AI-based ASEEM Portal for Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities

Aiswarya R Nair
Aiswarya R Nair

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) today launched ‘Aatmanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping (ASEEM)’ portal to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities. The ASEEM portal, will provide employers with a platform to assess the availability of skilled workforce and formulate their hiring plans and in turn, open up massive job opportunities for the unemployed youth. 

According to reports, apart from recruiting a skilled workforce that spurs business competitiveness and economic growth, the Artificial Intelligence-based platform has been envisioned to strengthen their career pathways by handholding them through their journeys to attain industry-relevant skills and explore emerging job opportunities, especially in the post-COVID era. 

In a media interaction, Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, said that the initiative aims to accelerate India’s journey towards recovery by mapping skilled workforce and connecting them with relevant livelihood opportunities in their local communities. 

He even added that with the increasing use of technology and e-management systems which assist in bringing in processes and intelligent tools to drive demand-driven and outcome-based skill development programs, this platform will ensure to bring in close convergence and coordination across various schemes and programs operating in the skill ecosystem. This will also ensure that to monitor any sort of duplication of data and further re-engineer the vocational training landscape in the country ensuring a skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling in a more organised setup. 

The portal consists of three IT-based interfaces

  • Employer Portal – Employer onboarding, Demand Aggregation, candidate selection ​

  • Dashboard – Reports, Trends, analytics, and highlight gaps ​

  • Candidate Application – Create & Track candidate profile, share job suggestion ​

ASEEM is available as an Application, is developed and managed by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with Bengaluru-based company Betterplace specialising in blue-collar employee management. 

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