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July 24, 2017

Andhra Government to launch ‘Udyogarathams’ in all districts through CSR funding : Minister Kollu Ravindra

Visakhapatnam : Minister for Law, Justice and Skill Development Kollu Ravindra has said the government was planning to start ‘Udyogarathams’ in all districts of the State, provided companies came forward to participate in the funding of the project. Mr. Ravindra launched ‘Udyogaratham’, a mobile employment van, along with Minister for Labour and Employment,  Pithani Satyanarayana

NSDC

Request for Expression of Interest for Hiring of an Agency for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation at NSDC

New Delhi : National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a one of its kind, Public Private Partnership in India. It aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality, vocational institutions. It provides funding to build scalable vocational training initiatives.Its mandate is also to enable support systems such as quality assurance, information systems

Kerala

Kerala’s skill development model gets Centre’s nod

Thiruvanathapuram : Putting to rest concerns over implementing the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) from Class 9 in schools, a new model for skill development proposed by the State has been given approval by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development. The National Skill Development Agency (NSDA), the nodal agency for implementing the NSQF, too

MSDE

कौशल विकास योजना (PMKVY) के तहत फ्रेंचाइजी मॉडल को खत्म कर प्रशिक्षण प्रदाता बनने का एक अवसर देगी सरकार

नई दिल्ली : खराब अनुपालन के कारण सरकार अपनी प्रमुख कौशल विकास योजना पीएमकेवीवाई के तहत फ्रेंचाइजी  मॉडल को आखिरकार खत्म करेगी। साथ ही सभी फ्रेंचाइजी (सहभागी) को प्रशिक्षण प्रदाता बनने का एक अवसर देगी। केंद्रीय कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्री राजीव प्रताप रूडी ने गुरुवार को राज्यसभा को यह जानकारी दी। उन्होंने कहा, ‘प्रधानमंत्री

Skill Development

DFID organized industry awareness workshop to promote National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS)

Pune (Maharashtra) : As part of its dissemination efforts a workshop on Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship funded National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) was organized by Department for International Development (DFID), Government of UK,  with the technical support of FICCI for promotion and adoption of Apprenticeship Training. Shri Asheesh Sharma (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation launched 7 skill centers to make Krishna University students employable

Machilipatnam : The Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation has sanctioned as many as seven skill development centres (SDC) for Krishna University (KRU). Skill development centres have been designed to train students in various employment-oriented courses and hone their communication skills apart from offering various online courses free of cost. A team of experts in

Other Ministries

आईआईआईटी संबंधित विधयेक ध्वनिमत से पारित, 15 संस्थानों को मिला डिग्री देने का अधिकार

नई दिल्ली :  लोकसभा ने सार्वजनिक-निजी भागीदारी से स्थापित भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थानों (आईआईआईटी) को राष्ट्रीय महत्व का दर्जा देने से संबंधित विधयेक को बुधवार को ध्वनिमत से पारित कर दिया। विधेयक के कानून बन जाने से देश के 15 आईआईआईटी संस्थानों को डिग्री देने का अधिकार मिल जाएगा। मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्री प्रकाश जावड़ेकर

Skill Development

Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission tried the new way to ‘Promote the concept of being Multi-Skilled’

Dehradun : A wall painting and graffiti competition was organized in the city with an objective to promote skill education among youngsters. The three-day event conducted by The Times Of India and UKSDM (Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission) on World Youth Skills Day gave an opportunity to city youngsters to convert the walls of UKSDM office

DDU-GKY

1.63 lakh trained 85,000 placed under Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) in 2016-17 : MoRD Minister

New Delhi : The government recently said a total of 1,62,586 candidates have been skilled and 84,900 placed after skill training under Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) in 2016-17. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav said that training under the scheme enabled

Corporate Skill Initiatives

Tata Capital to develop skills of 10,000 youth under csr initiative “ProAspire”

New Delhi : Tata Capital through its skill development initiative ‘ProAspire’ has successfully trained and placed over 3,000 underprivileged students across the country. ProAspire, one of Tata Capital’s flagship CSR initiatives around education and employability, aims to contribute to the Government’s Skill India initiative by training the underserved yet potential candidates of society. With ProAspire,

Skill Development

IT industry marching to more than double by 2025, needs to re-skill 1.5 million people : NASSCOM President

Chennai : Re-skill is the one mantra that can prepare the $154-billion-strong information technology industry for the challenging future that lies ahead. The industry is marching on to become $350 billion by 2025, and to reach that aspiration, goal re-skilling employees is critical, said R Chandrashekhar, President, Nasscom. The IT industry is continuously pounded by

International

NCHD’s Jail Project for literacy, skill development and psycho to be launched at large scale soon : Razina Alam Khan

Islamabad : Chairperson National Commission for Human Development, former senator Razina Alam Khan has said that NCHD’s Jail Project is to be launched at large scale very soon which includes literacy drive, skill development and psycho therapy treatment of the prisoners. She was talking here today to the media persons after presenting NCHD Report on

Collaborations

Unity Technologies – Veative Labs joined hands to establish CoE for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality skill development

New Delhi : Unity Technologies, creators of the world’s most popular creation engine, which reaches nearly 3 billion devices and powers nearly 2/3rds of all Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) content, announced a partnership with Veative Labs to launch a Centre of Excellence (CoE) at Veative’s India office in Noida (NCR). Together Unity

NSDC

NSDC Takshashila : A national portal to manage trainers and assessors for Skill India Mission

India is facing an acute shortage of appropriately trainer trainers and assessors. A national portal for Trainers and Assessors named “Takshashila” is an initiative by NSDC under Skill Indian Mission to resolve this shortage. The portal is a dedicated platform towards management of trainers and assessors life-cycle. The portal would function as the central repository

DDU-GKY

Mizoram State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MzSRLM) invites Project Proposals for implementation of skill training under DDU-GKY

Aizawl : Mizoram State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MzSRLM), under the aegis of the Department of Rural Development, Government of Mizoram through its Memo No.: V13016/9/2016-MzSRLM (DDU-GKY) dated 14th July 2017 invites proposal from interested Project Implementing Agencies (PIA) to implement projects under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) scheme in the state of Mizoram.

Madhya Pradesh

Skill Mission Director penalized with Rs. 25,000 for not replying an RTI, show cause notice issued to errant officials

Bhopal : State Information Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000 on the director of skill development mission, Jabalpur and has served show cause notice to him along with the joint director for not providing information to an applicant under RTI Act. Applicant Vipain Kumar Upadhaya filed the application under RTI to obtain information

MSDE

International Training and Assessment Course (ITAC), a course to meet rising demand of skilled trainers and assessors

Unique Partnership for Capacity Building of Skill Development Ecosystem between Australian Government, Australian Registered Training Organizations and Sector Skill Councils. An Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Australian Government and National Skill Development Corporation to develop a suit of training courses to help meet demand in India for Trainers and Assessors. International Skills

MSDE

Skill Development Minister spoke : No foreign contributions received in National Skill Development Fund (NSDF)

New Delhi : There have been no foreign contributions received so far towards the National Skill Development Fund even though they are exempted under the FCRA provisions, Parliament was informed today. The National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) was set up in 2009 by the government for raising funds both from the government and non-government sectors

Jharkhand

कौशल विकास योजना सिर्फ कागजी न हो, ट्रेनिंग के बाद रोजगार भी मिले : राज्यपाल

रांची (झारखंड) : राज्यपाल द्रौपदी मुर्मू ने कहा कि कौशल विकास योजना सिर्फ कागजी न हो, ट्रेनिंग के बाद बच्चों को रोजगार मिले, यह सुनिश्चित करें। कहा कि बच्चों को कौशल विकास का गुणात्मक प्रशिक्षण दिया जाए ताकि उन्हें रोजगार सुलभ हो सकें। उन्होंने रोजगार प्राप्त करनेवाले बच्चों का रिकार्ड तैयार करने का भी निर्देश

International

“Skills for middle-income Bangladesh : Preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s challenges”, round-table conference held at Bangladesh

Dhaka : Bangladesh’s large youth population has to be equipped with right set of skills to make them employable in the fast-changing job market.Preparing the youth is crucial for the economy as some jobs are disappearing while new opportunities are opening up. “The reality is Bangladesh has very serious unemployment and under-employment. All the indicators

Corporate Skill Initiatives

Gold loan tycoon Muthoot Group launched “Muthoot Skill India Program” to provide skill development training in Haryana

Faridabad : The Muthoot Group, one of India’s leading business conglomerates with a family business legacy of over 800 years and financial services arm of over 130 years, launched its Muthoot Skill India project in association with Centum Foundation, the CSR arm of Centum Learning, a Bharti Group company, to impart employability linked skill development

Skill Development

गोरखपुर यूनिवर्सिटी ने शुरू की बेटियों को हुनरमंद बनाने की कवायद

गोरखपुर (उत्तर प्रदेश) :  गोरखपुर यूनिवर्सिटी की बेटियां हुनरमंद बनेंगी। होम साइंस डिपार्टमेंट ने इसकी कवायद शुरू कर दी है। नए साल में बेटियों को स्किल डेवलपमेंट प्रोग्राम के तहत परंपरागत शिक्षा के साथ टेक्सटाइल डिजाइनिंग और बेकरी कन्फेक्शनरी के शॉर्ट टर्म कोर्स कराए जाएंगे। होम साइंस की विभागाध्यक्ष डॉ. दिव्या रानी सिंह ने बताया

NSDC

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) intends to empanel Event Management Agencies under Framework Agreements

New Delhi : National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) institution under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). It aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. The NSDC intends to Empanel Event Management Agencies for which the Purchase Orders will be

Assam

Assam State Skill Development Mission to train 1.5 lakh, ‘SkillCity’, ‘CoE’, ‘PMU’ and lot more on cards to achieve target

Guwahati :  As part of its new mobilization policy, the State’s Skill Development Mission is preparing short films to give a clearer understanding of various sectors and the prospects and opportunities in them. Officials said the five/six-minute films are being made to cover some 40 sectors, including hospitality, apparel making, automobiles, agriculture, etc. “Youths in

Skill Development

Association of Hospitality Professional (AHP) and Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council organized “Culinary Skill Challenge”

New Delhi : Association of Hospitality Professional (AHP) and Prospurs Pte. Ltd. along with Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council (THSC) organized a culinary Skill Challenge for aspiring chefs from all around the nation. The Event was organized at Indian Hotel Academy and witnessed over 35 skill students. The challenge was planned in an attempt to