DigiSkills.pk: A Government platform where you can transform yourself into a successful Freelancer, Employee and Entrepreneur
The program is a success and currently in its fourth batch that started on August 1, 2009.
- The government of Pakistan on August 1, 2018 launched digiSkills.pk to provide online trainings of various courses to the people of Pakistan.
- Pakistan is the fastest growing (revenue earned wise) country in Asia in the domain of freelancing-Payoneer
“DigiSkills.pk-A digitally literate population with marketable digital skills that is gainfully engaged in a vibrant economy through dedicated, committed and excellent trainings”.
“To offer one million Pakistanis the opportunity to gain marketable digital skills that can transform them into successful freelancers, employees and entrepreneur”.
DigiSkills.pk is a training program that was launched by the government of Pakistan on August 1, 2018.
This course provides one million free of cost online training all over Pakistan for a period of two years.
The program was designed by considering three main projects and components, which were
Virtual University, who is supporting the training project, has ensured a state-of-the-art online learning management platform. Trainees can watch different videos that are made by the best professionals in Pakistan. Trainees are evaluated through quizzes and assignments.
The program is successfully in its fourth batch that started on August 1, 2009. In the first three batches, 312,524 trainings have been provided so far. In the fourth batch, 220,000 more trainees were enrolled.
Although the program has just started the impact of DigiSkills.pk is so apparent. Reports by Payoneer have shown that Pakistan is the fastest growing (revenue earned wise) country in Asia in the domain of freelancing.
The report has been compiled by using data from a sample of more than 300,000 freelancers, source providers and out-sourcing professionals in the Payoneer network. Insights of geographic and demographic trends were shared by the reports.
It’s a great opportunity for the people of Pakistan to avail this golden chance not only to help ourselves and our families but there is an excellent opportunity to increase the revenue of Pakistan.