For India to emerge as a knowledge super power of the world in the shortest possible time it is imperative to convert our demographic advantage into knowledge powerhouse by nurturing and honing our working population into knowledge or knowledge enabled working population. Human Resource Development would certainly be the key for it to happen.
Objectives of the Mission
The content portion of this Mission would have an ambitious vision of catering to the learning needs of more than 50 crore Indians (working population) and of providing a one stop solution to all the requirements of the learning community. In order to bolster our knowledge resources, to obtain and maintain the competitive edge in the world, we require a system of identification and nurturing of talent and lifelong learning.
Knowledge modules based on the personalized needs of the learner would need to be delivered to him /her at the right time with the right content interactively to take care of his / her aspirations. In due course of time there would be a need to develop and maintain the knowledge and capability profile of every individual learner / worker. Such a system would have to be developed in a cost effective manner over a period of time, integrating, inter-alia the following objectives:
- Effective utilization of intellectual resources, minimizing wastage of time in scouting for opportunities or desired items of knowledge appropriate to the requirement,
- Certification of attainments of any kind at any level acquired through formal or non formal means in conventional or non conventional fields,
- Any-time availability of desired knowledge at appropriate levels of comprehension to all for self paced learning,
- Platform for sharing of ideas and techniques and pooling of knowledge resources