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April 19, 2018

Archives for March 14, 2017

RFP invited by APSSDC for selection for vendors to supply equipment and goods to Employability Skill Centers in Andhra Pradesh

Employability Skill centers (ESC) is a training setup having two e-class rooms of 50 capacity each and internet connectivity to enable online class room sessions. The Employability Skill centers (ESCs) are meant to help the final year students from Degree colleges by providing online training in English language communication skills, Analytical ability and Employability skills

Government of Canada’s plan to strengthen the middle class, remarkably increased funding of Skill Development project by 77%

Canada : As part of the Government of Canada’s plan to strengthen the middle class and help those working hard to join it, Sault Ste. Marie youth are developing job skills and gaining hands-on work experience thanks to a new project supported with funding provided by the Government of Canada. Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament

Pune Smart City to have “Placemaking Sites” to be themed on Skill Development, e-Learning, Innovation, Art & Culture etc.

Pune : Under criticism for no visible changes in the area selected to be developed as a ‘Smart City’, the Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd (PSCDCL) would soon launch its pilot ‘placemaking sites’ initiatives on different themes, as part of the smart city development. “The PSCDCL has already identified placemaking sites and commissioned the

NSDC released tenders for Competitive Bidding for Engagement of Event Management Agency for Organizing President’s visit at DTI

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is organizing President of India’s visit to DTI in Deoghar District I Jharkhand, and intends to invite bids from reputed event management companies to bid. The process will follow National Competitive Bidding under NSDC Procurement Guidelines (Single Stage/Single Envelope) and is open to all eligible bidders. Bidders can bid either

Australian Industry chambers urged for National Partnership Agreement worth $1.75 billion as apprentices almost halved between June 2012 and June 2016

Australia : Industry groups want the federal government to stump up cash to rescue the apprenticeship system from the brink of crisis. The number of apprentices and trainees in Australia almost halved between June 2012 and June 2016, the Business Council of Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Australian Industry Group said.

Bill to upgrade Footwear Design and Development Institute to deal with international standards introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi : A bill to upgrade the Footwear Design and Development Institute to deal with international standards and address the shortage of trained human resource in the sector was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 14 March . The Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill 2017 was introduced by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala

Traditional artisans suffering, says Skills Minister Rudy

Shillong (Meghalaya) : Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy said on Saturday said traditional artisans across the country are witnessing livelihood issues. Replying to a question on the gradual decline in number of artisans and craftsman in the North East, the minister said, “We need to understand one important thing. There

Ladakh Minister urged administration to focus Skill Development to harness employment generation potential of Tourism

Reasi (Ladakh) : Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay while speaking during the public grievances redressal camp at Reasi, said that tourism sector holds prime potential for generating employment avenues for local youth and the Government is keen to develop tourism related infrastructure to attract tourists in the State. Many tourism related projects