Topic – Issues relating to development and management of Human Resources
4)Examine the role blockchain can play in improving the effectiveness of Skill India Mission ?(250 words)
Why this question
The article talks about the current shortcoming in the multifarious skill development programmes being run by various agencies. The application of blockchain in this regard is a novel perspective and merits analysis.
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to bring out the issue plaguing skill development mission of the government and how blockchain can be utilised for addressing the issue.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Highlight that skill development is top priority and the structure of Skill India Mission where multiple programmes are being run by several ministries.
Body – Highlight the issue being faced – standardisation and duplicacy in certification. Mention that Sharda Prasad Committee also recommended steps towards standardization . Examine how blockchain can help in aforementioned issue by creating an online secure repository of database which can help in ease of access verification etc. Discuss the challenges such as lack of digital literacy, cyber security threats etc.
Conclusion – Express your opinion on how effective such usage of blockchain will be.