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February 20, 2018

Ministry of Rural Development invites applications for various positions at its central technical support agency NIRDPR

New Delhi : National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), is a Central Technical Support Agency (CTSA) of Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India for implementation of DDU-GKY programme. To further strengthen the implementation of DDU-GKY programme in the country, MoRD with funding from World Bank, has nominated NIRDPR as a National


Centre sought state’s suggestions to include special provisions for Maoist youth under skill development schemes

Bhubaneswar : Union secretary of skill development and entrepreneurship K P Krishnan, in a letter to chief secretary A P Padhi, has sought the state’s suggestions on a proposal to make special provisions for surrendered Maoist youths under the central and state-run skill development schemes. Altogether 18 of the 30 districts in Odisha are affected

Candidate's Corner

BSNL – RGMMTC launched free skill development courses for unemployed youth from SC community

Puducherry : BSNL Puducherry and Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Telecom Training Centre will offer various skill development courses free of cost for the unemployed youth from the SC community. Candidates having a diploma/ B.Tech qualification can enrol for these courses (Optical Fiber Splicer, Tower Technician) conducted in association with the Labour Department under the Skill Development


Prime Minister launches NASSCOM-MeitY “Future Skills” platform to upskill 2 million youth in new technology signs

Hyderabad : With the aim of ensuring that new technologies don’t kill jobs, NASSCOM, along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), launched the ‘Future Skills’ platform at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum in Hyderabad on Monday. Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the platform will initially look to skill two million employees


Consulate General of Sweden signs MoU with Maharashtra government to skill train women under project ‘Kraftsamla’

Mumbai : The Consulate General of Sweden in Mumbai and Swedish Chamber of Commerce launched a pilot project called Kraftsamla at the Magnetic Maharashtra, aimed to skill and train women from all walks of life in particular underprivileged to create readily employable women for the industry, build value chains, and transform eco-systems in Maharashtra. Present

Skill Development

Indian Biomedical Skill Consortium (IBSC) formed to strengthen biomedical skill sector in the country

With the aim to strengthen biomedical skill sector in the country, Indian Biomedical Skill Consortium (IBSC) was formed recently. Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Quality Council of India (QCI) and Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AIMED), joined hands to form the Consortium. Understanding (MoU) was signed among above three partners to form IBSC,


Odisha Skill Development Authority conducted ITI Fest 2018

Bhubaneswar : In order to foster a healthy spirit of competition and improving the aspiration level of the trainees and trainers of all Government ITIs, the Odisha skill development authority is conducting a two-days “ITI Fest 2018”, a sports and cultural meet at state capital. The meet will host 700 participants including 136 female participants

Skill Development

India needs quality training in Skill Development & Entrepreneurship : David Agnew

New Delhi : President of a Canada’s Seneca College, David Agnew on Sunday said, there is an “urgent need of quality training” in skill development and entrepreneurship. “There is an urgent need of quality training in skill development and entrepreneurship to meet the development goals of the country, and Canadian institutions are partnering with India’s

Himachal Pradesh

कौशल विकास में आदर्श राज्य के रूप में उभरेगा हिमाचल प्रदेश : मुख्यमंत्री जय राम ठाकुर

शिमला : हिमाचल प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री जय राम ठाकुर ने कहा कि हिमाचल प्रदेश शीघ्र ही कौशल विकास में देश में आदर्श राज्य के रूप में उभरेगा। मुख्यमंत्री नई दिल्ली के ज्वाहर लाल नेहरू स्टेडियम में बिलीव इण्डिया, राष्ट्रीय कौशल विकास निगम तथा स्वयंसेवी संस्था ‘स्वाका स्किल्ज’ द्वारा आयोजित स्किल इण्डिया पैविलियन के समापन समारोह

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) organized career counselling programme for its youth

Jammu : Today, J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) in collaboration with Cluster University, Jammu organized one day Career Counselling programme titled “Global Educational Opportunities in Social Sciences” at Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. Mission Director, JKSDM Dr. Peer GN Suhail, who is also an international development expert, was the key speaker at the programme and


Expression of Interest invited for implementation of skill training program under Sagarmala in the state of Kerala

Trivandrum : Kudumbashree intends to take up proposal from the Project Implementing Agencies registered with Ministry of Rural Development (PIAS with valid PRN No.) for implementation of Sagarmala-DDU-GKY in the state of Kerala, particularly in the districts of Kozhikode and Ernakulam. The proposal submission window for online submission of proposal is open now. Interested agencies

Skill Development

In line with Delhi Police’s ‘Project Yuva’, the Uttarakhand Police department soon to launch skill development program

Dehradun : In line with the Delhi Police’s ‘Project Yuva’, the Uttarakhand Police department will soon launch skill development training for unemployed youths in the state. The initiative, under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), aims to empower youths by upgrading their skills and helping them secure better livelihoods. The state police has also teamed

Andhra Pradesh

National Academy of Construction inks MoU with STAMP and UK based NOCN to drive construction skills development towards international standards

Hyderabad : To improve the standards of skill development in construction segment, Hyderabad-based National Academy of Construction (NAC) signed a Tri-partite agreement with Skill Training Assessment Management Partners Ltd (STAMP), New Delhi and UK-based NOCN, here on Friday. The MoU was signed by NAC Director General K Bikshapathi, NOCN Managing Director Graham Hastings Evans and


National Skill Development Fund (NSDF), NSDC & Balrampur Chini Mills Limited join hands to empower women through skill training

New Delhi : Seeking to impart necessary skills and empower women in securing their livelihood for a better socio-economic profile, the National Skill Development Fund (NSDF), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd today signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MOU was signed in the august presence of Mr. Rajesh


बिहार सरकार ने लिया कौशल विकास पर जोर देने का फैसला, 14 विभाग 40 अलग-अलग विधाओं में करेंगे प्रशिक्षण की शुरुआत

पटना : बिहार सरकार ने आने वाले वर्षों में कौशल विकास पर जोर देने का फैसला लिया है। इसके तहत राज्य सरकार इस साल करीब 75 हजार लोगों को हुनरमंद बनाएगी। साथ ही, इस साल राज्य सरकार के 14 विभाग 40 अलग-अलग विधाओं में भी प्रशिक्षण की शुरुआत करेंगे। राज्य सरकार अपने कौशल विकास कार्यक्रम


Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Directorate General of Training (DGT) invites applications for engagement of Junior Consultant

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Directorate General of Training (DGT) , Government of India, invites applications for engagement of one Junior Consultant (Mechanical) on contractual basis for ADVANCED TRAINING INSTITUTE BHUBANESWAR (Choudwar Campus) Choudwar, Cuttack, Odisha-754025 ; Ph: 0671-2394317, E. Mail: atib-msde@gov.in a. Qualification: B. Tech./B.E in Mechanical Engg with minimum two years of

Corporate Skill Initiatives

SAP to train 15000 Karnataka youth in emerging technologies under Yuva Yuga skill development initiative

Bengaluru : European software major SAP said it would provide training in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning to nearly 15000 underprivileged youth across Karnataka over three years. The company would jointly work with the State Government and facilitate training for Yuva Yuga, an industry-led skill development initiative by Karnataka. Yuva Yuga focuses


Former Indian coach Phullela Gopichand launches India’s largest ‘train the trainers’ programme to boost sports sector

Ahmedabad : Former All-England champion and celebrated badminton coach Pullela Gopichand initiated the country’s largest ‘train the trainers’ programme on Thursday, inducting 1500 Physical Education (PE) teachers from across Gujarat for advanced training. Envisioned by the ELMS Sports Foundation, a not-for-profit initiative promoted by Vita and Jalaj Dani and mentored by Gopichand and Olympic gold


Indo-Canadian seminar to be organized at Delhi to highlight Ontario College system focusing on Skill, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

New Delhi: In pursuit of new ideas in the field of entrepreneurship and to focus on quality training in skill development, Seneca College of Canada is organizing an Indo-Canadian Seminar in New Delhi on February 18, 2018. Indo-Canadian Seminar on Skill development and Entrepreneurship will highlight Ontario College system and share the Indo-Canadian success stories


Government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 2.0: Renewed push up falls short

The government’s flagship skilling scheme — Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) continues to grapple with the issue of achieving end-results, despite fresh attempts to redirect its focus to district-level schemes for overcoming the challenge of sub-optimal results. Under the PMKVY, according to latest data from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, out of