IT department launches database app to collect accurate data on unemployed youth

  • Sujal Pradhan, NET Correspondent, Sikkim

The Department of Information Technology (DIT) today launched a database application to ensure the availability of comprehensive data on unemployed youth residing statewide.

DIT Advisor – Tenzing N. Lamtha launched the bid in the presence of DIT Secretary Yogendra Sharma and department officers. This program attempts to develop a consolidated database of unemployed youth in Sikkim.

It was built to collect accurate data on unemployed youth in Sikkim. Currently, there is no data available, so this app was created to fill the void.

Furthermore, it was revealed that the program will record qualification data, which will enable policy makers to design programs based on the qualifications and skills obtained through data analysis.

He was further informed that documents such as Aadhar card, voter card, work card and identification certificate would be required to complete the application.

The application can be accessed through the link https://uydata.sikkim.gov.in

Tenzing N. Lamtha, Adviser to the IT Department, said the new web application is an initiative of the IT Department to realize Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang’s vision and concern to have a comprehensive database unemployed youth in the state.

He described it as a unique and first-of-its-kind initiative to collect and analyze human resources data in order to make appropriate policy decisions in the future.

The goal of the app was to reach every unemployed child in the state. According to the adviser, this program was entirely planned and created by the internal team of IT agents and staff.

Lamtha urged unemployed young people in Sikkim to go to the portal and register. The adviser also mentioned the initiative of the DSI to provide Web applications for about fifteen services at the time.