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April 23, 2018

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MHRD accepted Skill Ministry’s proposal to convert ITIs into “Formal Schools”, CBSE type separate board likely to be formed

New Delhi: The Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) which offer skill education will soon be developed into formal schools like those affiliated to CBSE and ICSE to enable the ITI graduates to pursue regular courses in other schools and colleges. A proposal in this regard, which was mooted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship,

Uttarakhand SRLM invites Request for Proposals (RFP) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana in the state

Request for Proposal under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) in Uttrakhand State State Project Management Unit, Uttrakhand Sate Rural Livelihoods Mission, Department of Rural Development, Government of Uttrakhand invites proposals from the registered Project Implementation Agencies (PIAs) with Permanent Registration Number (PRN) for implenetation of DDU-GKY project in the state of Uttrakhand. Last date

High Level Investigation revealed “800 Crore taxpayers money meant for skilling tribal ‘LOOTED’ by training contractors and officials”

Mumbai : A high-level investigation has revealed that at least Rs 800 crore of taxpayers money, meant to be used for skilling of the tribal population in Maharashtra, was siphoned off. The investigation team, which was led by a retired High Court judge and comprised senior government officials, has blamed a nexus of politicians, contractors

43 parameters based grading process to gauge ITI performance, only 3 star above will be eligible for grants and other government support

New Delhi : The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has begun grading the industrial training institutes across the country by giving them star ratings based on their facilities, performance and placement record. More than 3,500 ITIs out of over 13,000 have already been graded, with the best performers qualifying for the five-star rating, a

Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council (B&WSSC) signed MoU with fitness brand Talwalkars to support Skill India movement

Mumbai :  In keeping with the core motive to facilitate and open employment doors for the trained and certified candidates in the fitness domain, Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council (B&WSSC) and Talwalkars entered into a MoU for the placement of B&WSSC-certified candidates across all the Talwalkars fitness centres and the academies. The MoU was

Rajasthan Deptt. of Skills, Employment and Entrepreneurship (DSEE) proposed State Madarsa Board to provide skill training to students

Jaipur :  The department of skills, employment and entrepreneurship (DSEE), Rajasthan has proposed to the State Madarsa Board on Wednesday to provide skill training programmes to pass or drop out students of madrassa. The move is aimed at making madrassa students employable. Most of the madrassas are running in absence of even basic resources leaving

IGNOU-Kochi to enhance skills of transgender community to make them employable

Kochi : To enhance skills and open the floodgates of career opportunities for the transgender community in the state, the Kochi regional centre of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced special academic orientation programmes. As part of the initiative, a sensitization programme with academic orientation and life skill development training for transgenders

420 companies but just 357 out of 3,025 able to fetch a job at “Mega Job Fair”, minister announced Skill Development Center MP fund to overcome such situation

Vijayawada : Minister for Law and Justice, Skill Development, Youth Services and Sports, Unemployment Benefits, NRI Empowerment and Relations Kollu Ravindra on Sunday announced that Skill Development Centre would be established at Machilipatnam for conducting skill development training to unemployed youth. Minister Ravindra said that the state government has been conducting mega job fairs at

Shrinking job opportunities for diploma students, AICTE agreed to shut 58 polytechnic diploma courses in Maharashtra

New Delhi : The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has agreed to shut down 58 polytechnic courses offered to engineering diploma students across the state and reduce the number of seats in 150 other courses. This move left 6,700 seats out of bounds for aspirants. While polytechnic institutes have been mushrooming, the demand

AICTE conducts surprise checks at 41 engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu

Chennai : The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) inspected 311 engineering colleges across the country recently. Of these, 41 colleges were in Tamil Nadu, the Chairman Anil D Sahasrabudhe told in a conclave on ‘creating competent engineers for a new India, with innovative minds and entrepreneurial capabilities’ on Saturday. He also announced that

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