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July 24, 2017

Archives for July 2, 2017

Overwhelming response to ITI admissions in Maharashtra, government extended last date of online application

Kolhapur : For just around 1.3 lakh seats available more than 3 lakh students have registered for the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) admission process this year till June 30 across the state, data from the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) revealed. Foreseeing the heavy response this year, the Directorate of Vocational Education and

‘Yuva Yuga’ scheme to create bigger and employable talent pool trained in new-age technologies across Karnataka : Minister Priyank Kharge

Bengaluru : With the aim of creating over 10 lakh skilled jobs, Karnataka has launched the ‘Yuva Yuga’ scheme to skill the youth with new-age technologies. Minister for IT-BT Priyank Kharge held an open house session with the industry in this connection. The programme aims to train over one lakh youth in the current financial

Haryana CM launches Saksham Skill Certification Programme in Gurugram

Gurugram : Haryana’s chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched Saksham Skill Certification Programme at Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University (HVSU). The programme offers youth an opportunity to enhance their employability skills. “The role of employability skills is as important as formal or professional education particularly for job sustainability. The programme is free for those youths who

खूंटी में बनने वाले नॉलेज सिटी में कौशल विकास के लिए तैयार किए जाएंगे ढाई लाख ट्रेनर : डा. नीरा यादव

कोडरमा : राज्य में कौशल विकास पर विशेष जोर दिया जा रहा है। युवा कुशल होंगे तभी आर्थिक तरक्की आएगी। लिहाजा पूरे राज्य में नए कॉलेज भवनों में कौशल विकास प्रशिक्षण केंद्र भी शुरू किया जाएगा। शिक्षा मंत्री डा. नीरा यादव ने बताया कि खूंटी में बनने वाले नॉलेज सिटी में कौशल विकास के लिए

Our workforce needs skills aligned to technology shifts and market needs : IBM India chairman Vanitha Narayanan

New technologies, ever-changing skills requirements and outdated curricula are challenging India’s higher education system in its efforts to equip graduates with job-ready skills. “Our workforce needs skills aligned to technology shifts and market needs,” says Vanitha Narayanan, chairman, IBM India. Narayanan has over 29 years of experience working in IBM across several countries. According to

Skills gap hitting UK plc to shell out £2.2bn on higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staffing : The Open University Report

UK : A severe skills gap is costing UK businesses more than £2bn a year as companies struggle to find workers with the right attributes, according to inaugural research by The Open University. The body reckons companies are having to shell out £2.2bn on higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staffing to fill vacancies amid

CBSE Class 10th students can now opt for vocational subject as 6th subject under remodelled assessment scheme

New Delhi : Class X students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) can now opt for a vocational subject as the sixth subject under the remodelled assessment scheme of the Board examination. Under the revised scheme, if any student fails in any one of the three elective subjects (science, mathematics and social science), then