The Department of IT & Electronics, Govt. of West Bengal takes initiative to facilitate the scope of enhancement of employment by imparting skill based training to the unemployed aspirant youth of the state. The purpose is to create the self-employment opportunity through EDP or Entrepreneurship Development Programme.
The Department of IT & Electronics, Govt. of West Bengal through WBEIDC Limited imparts training to around 20,000 candidates every year on different areas of IT & Electronics, including emerging technologies in IT & Electronics.
State Government along with various reputed organizations/ institutions endeavoring to bridge the 'digital divide' through skill development leading to employability of youth in emerging areas such as IoT, e-Waste, Cloud Computing and Cyber Security etc.
The Department through WBEIDC Limited has joint initiatives with NIELIT to impart different types of training from Webel IT Parks, located in different districts, on IT & Electronics to the rural youth.