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June 24, 2017

Government of West Bengal led Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) invites “Expression of Interest for Sagarmala Project”

Paschim Banga Society for Skill Development (PBSSD) intends to take up proposal from the Project Implementation Agencies registered with Ministry of Rural Development (PIAs with valid PRN No.) for implementation of Sagarmala – DDU-GKY in the state of West Bengal. The proposal submission window for online submission of proposal is open now. Interested agencies may

Collaborations

Maharashtra govt enters into agreement with Ola for skill development, aims to make its youth micro-entrepreneurs

The Maharashtra government on Thursday entered into an agreement with Ola, under which the cab aggregator will train 20,000 youth to become micro-entrepreneurs in the field of passenger transport in the next five years. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed the concerned departments to extend all possible help towards the initiative and present an interim

International

Germany’s Apprenticeship System is unrealistic model for US, won’t make America great again, says President Trump

When U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would expand the federal program on apprenticeships, interest in the job training plan picked up considerable steam. Those who hail the idea frequently look to Germany and its apprenticeship system for why this model might work. The German program is often credited with helping the country weather

Other Ministries

Ministry of Rural Development awarded Don Bosco Tech as Best Performing Training Partner for DDUGKY

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is one of the schemes of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) – Government of India. These schemes work with the vision of transforming rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce. These programmes are focused on poor rural youth between the ages of 15

Corporate Skill Initiatives

Facebook offers support to Government of Arunachal Pradesh to boost skill development and entrepreneurship

Itanagar : Facebook has decided to offer support to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh by organizing #BoostYourBusiness Session’s on Digital Marketing, as part of which an event would be launched in partnership with the state government and course curriculum on digital marketing will be provided by Facebook for entrepreneurs of the state. This was informed

Collaborations

CSIR-NIO signed MoU with Agricultural Skill Council of India (ASCI) to skill workforce in aquaculture and fishery sciences

Panaji : The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Agricultural Skill Council of India (ASCI), a sector skill council on agriculture and allied sectors functioning under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. The

Regional

PCMC to provide free life skills training to tribal and underprivileged women under Pramod Mahajan Kaushalya Vikas Yojana

The Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation (PCMC) standing committee on Wednesday approved free training for women from the lower income, tribal and disadvantaged groups in various spheres of life. The training has been approved under the Pramod Mahajan Kaushalya Vikas Yojana, which is being implemented by the Maharashtra government since February 2016. Under the scheme, women

Regional

हिमाचल प्रदेश कौशल विकास निगम (एचपीकेवीएन) शिमला ग्रामीण में दो दिन का रोजगार मेला

शिमला : हिमाचल प्रदेश कौशल विकास निगम (एचपीकेवीएन) बनूटी घणाहट्टी ( शिमला ग्रामीण ) के समीप 24 व 25 जून को दो दिन के रोजगार मेले का आयोजन करेगा जिसका उद्देश्य युवाओं को उनकी योग्यता तथा रुचि के अनुरूप व्यावसायिक कोर्स/नौकरी के अवसर प्रदान करना है। इस दौरान युवाओं को पीएमकेवीवाई, डीडीयू, जीकेवाई जैसी आगामी कौशल

Education

New Employment Opportunities (NEO) for Youth project found sufficient evidence for merit of VET and apprenticeship system

Jamaica : Vocational Education and Training (VET) has long been recognized in Jamaica as having a significant role to play in the creation of a highly skilled, productive, and competitive workforce. It is seen as the main vehicle through which the pervasive problem of youth unemployment can be adequately addressed. But it can be argued

MSDE

कौशल विकास एवं उद्यमिता मंत्रालय का पहला क्षेत्रीय कार्यालय उत्तराखण्ड में

देहरादून : भारत सरकार के कौशल विकास एवं उद्यमिता मंत्रालय का क्षेत्रीय कार्यालय उत्तराखण्ड में खोला जायेगा। यह पहला अवसर होगा जब मंत्रालय का क्षेत्रीय कार्यालय दिल्ली से बाहर देश के किसी राज्य में खोला जायेगा। यह जानकारी भारत सरकार के सचिव डाॅ.के.पी.कृष्णन ने बुधवार को सचिवालय में भारत सरकार, राज्य सरकार एवं टाटा ट्रस्ट

Regional

दिल्ली के सिनेमा हाल मालिक बंद पड़े सिनेमा हाल को शिक्षा, ट्रेनिंग व कौशल विकास के लिए देने के लिए इच्छुक

नई दिल्ली : राजधानी में मनोरंजन के केंद्र रहे सिनेमाघर शिक्षा के मंदिर बनेंगे। यहां बच्चे अपना भविष्य संवार सकेंगे। इन सिनेमाघरों में शिक्षा, प्रशिक्षण के साथ साथ कौशल विकास केंद्र विकसित किए जाएंगे। सिनेमाघर मालिकों के संघ ने उपराज्यपाल अनिल बैजल को पत्र लिखकर बंद पड़े सिनेमा घरों में एजूकेशन सेंटर खोलने की पेशकश

Collaborations

International conglomerate GE came forward for innovation led skill development, will open GE-Sahrdaya CoE

Thrissur (Kerala) : GE, the international conglomerate in the medico-technological field, and Sahrdaya College of Engineering and Technology, Kodakara, are joining hands in skill development and research in biotechnology. This venture is based on an MoU signed between GE and Sahrdaya. Gene editing, gene silencing and protein purification are the modern technologies used by biotechnology

Candidate's Corner

बी-वॉक यानी बैचलर इन वोकेशनल कोर्स के लिए हिमाचल प्रदेश के 12 महाविद्यालयों में पहले साल के लिए दाखिले शुरू

धर्मशाला : प्रदेश के सरकारी स्कूलों में वोकेशनल कोर्स की तर्ज पर अब महाविद्यालयों में भी बी-वाक यानी बैचलर ऑफ वोकेशनल कोर्स शुरू कर दिए गए हैं। प्रदेश के 12 कालेजों में विभिन्न वोकेशनल कोर्स इसी सत्र से शुरू किए जाएंगे। महाविद्यालयों में इस वर्ष से रिटेल मैनेजमेंट और हास्पिटेलिटी एंड टूरिज्म, ऑटोमोबाइल, हैल्थ केयर

Regional

Karnataka State Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) to help students find jobs abroad

Bengaluru : The Karnataka State Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) will now act as an official consultancy/agency to help the state’s students get jobs in foreign countries in accordance with their skill, knowledge and eligibility. Considering the job opportunities available in other countries, the board is signing MoUs with countries like Australia, UAE, Japan and some

Regional

कौशल विकास भत्ता प्रशिक्षण देने वाले 47 संस्थानों की मान्यता रद्द

सरकार के तय मापदंडों पर खरा नहीं उतरने पर रोजगार विभाग ने सिरमौर जिले के 47 संस्थानों की मान्यता रद्द कर दी है। ये संस्थान कौशल विकास भत्ता योजना में युवाओं को प्रशिक्षण दे रहे थे। इन संस्थानों के पास न तो मूलभूत सुविधाएं पाईं गईं और नहीं प्रशिक्षित शिक्षक। ऐसे शिक्षक युवाओं को प्रशिक्षण

Regional

कौशल विकास प्रशिक्षण शिविर में टॉपर बालिकाएं करेंगी नि:शुल्क हवाई यात्रा

अजमेर : केंद्रीय महिला एवं बाल विकास राज्य मंत्री कृष्णा राज ने कहा कि देश में आधी आबादी कही जाने वाली महिलाओं की स्थिति में बड़ा परिवर्तन आया है। वर्तमान में खेल, शिक्षा, विज्ञान और राजनीति सहित कोई ऐसा क्षेत्र नहीं है, जहां बेटियों ने परचम नहीं फहराया हो। आज देश की बेटियां हर क्षेत्र

MSDE

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship planning to release ‘New definition of skills in line with international standards’

New Delhi : The skill development and entrepreneurship ministry is readying to release a definition of skills in line with international standards, two years after it launched the Skill India Mission. The new definition will clearly outline what constitutes skills and the ministry hopes to see a substantial increase in the number of skilled personnel