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March 21, 2018

Archives for July 11, 2017

President launched Ministry of Human Resource Development backed largest MOOC portal “SWAYAM”

‘Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds’ (SWAYAM), an integrated platform and portal for online courses, was launched by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on July 9. It was launched the National Convention on Digital Initiatives organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. SWAYAM involves development of Massive Open

Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission invites Expression of Interest for conducting Skill Gap Analysis in the state

Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission proposes to engage reputed Industries Associations having State/National level presence, validly registered, currently having office in Uttarakhand for conducting Skill Gap Analysis in the State, based on current skills available and Industries demand/requirements for skill manpower. Interested Industry Associations may send their Expression of Interest to the Project Director, Uttarakhand Skill

Odisha set for skill training of 6.3 lakh youth, will connect skill with entrepreneurship to build ‘nano unicorns’

Bhubaneswar :  The State Government has set an ambitious target to provide placement linked skill training to about 6.3 lakh youths by 2018-19 through different programmes of the Centre. In his presentation on skill development in Odisha at the National Conference of Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

MHRD creating NAD to act like Demat account for students to keep their educational certificates

Kolkata : National Academic Depository (NAD) – an initiative undertaken by ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) for digital issuance, storage and access of all academic certificates issued by academic institutions in the country, will be implemented through NSDL Database Management Limited (NDML), a wholly owned subsidiary of NSDL which is the largest depository

Industry body CII organized conference on “Developing the Skill Ecosystem: The Way Forward”

Jamshedpur : One of the India’s leading industry association, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized a Conference on “Developing the Skill Ecosystem: The Way Forward” on Tuesday 11th July 2017 at Jamshedpur. Addressing the gathering, Neeraj Kant, Chairman CII Jamshedpur Zonal Council said that the ‘Make in India’ initiative among other strategic government initiatives, have

Delhi Government planning to setup dedicated university for skill development, plans for 25 new skill centers on cards as well

New Delhi : By January 2018, around 30,000 students will be able to enrol in various professional courses at Delhi government-run skill centres, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday. Mr. Sisodia, who is also Delhi’s Education Minister, said that work will soon begin on setting up 25 new skill centres, a dedicated skills

Telecom Centre of Excellence (TCoE) and Kratikal Academy joined hands to catalyze cyber security skill development

New Delhi : To address the growing demand in cyber security professionals, Kratikal Academy on Saturday announced its partnership with Telecom Centre of Excellence (TCoE), an initiative by the Department of Telecommunication, Government of India, to train and certify students various partner colleges and universities across India. According to NASSCOM, India will have shortage of

Siemens, DesignTech, and Anna University joined hands to setup a CoE and 5 Technical Skill Development Institutes (t-SDis)

Chennai : Students in engineering and technical fields will get quality training with the Tamil Nadu government to set up a chain of training institutes in Public-Private Partnership mode. The State government has entered into an agreement with Siemens, DesignTech, and Anna University to set up a Centre of Excellence and five Technical Skill Development