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January 17, 2018

Archives for January 5, 2018

Electronics Sector Skill Council of India and Don Bosco University joined hands to setup Centre of Excellence in North-East

Guwahati : In a historic development northeast India gets its first Skill Development Center of Excellence, an initiative through industry-academia participation under government facilitation when Electronics Sector Skill Council of India (ESSCI) signed an MoU with Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati to jointly set up a state of the art Center of Excellence (CoE) at

Online home service provider Housejoy signed MoU with Beauty and Wellness Sector Skill Council to support Skill India

Bengaluru : Online home service provider Housejoy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Beauty and Wellness Skill Council (B&WSSC), a not-for-profit organization promoted by CII with financial support from NSDC, under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. As part of the MoU, Housejoy will hire as well as certify existing

Delhi Govt. approves Rs 254 Crore proposal for setting up ‘world-class’ skill centre in Jonapur

New Delhi : The Delhi government on Friday approved the Education Department’s proposal for setting-up a “world-class” skill centre at Jonapur village in south Delhi at an estimated cost of around Rs 254 crore. The project of greenfield world class skill centre was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said

Overseas Skill Testing Centre (OSTC) and a Pre Departure Orientation Training (PDOT) centres to boon for overseas job seekers

Visakhapatnam : An Overseas Skill Testing Centre (OSTC) and a Pre Departure Orientation Training (PDOT) centre for Indian workers going abroad for work are planned to be established in the city. General Manager of Overseas Management Company of Andhra Pradesh (OMCAP) K.V. Swamy, Protectorate of Emigration Madhusuhan Rao, TLS Bhaskar of India Centre for Migration

Defense PSU Bharat Dynamics extends 50 lakhs support to skill development programme

Visakhapatnam: The public sector Bharat Dynamics Ltd. (BDL) has extended its CSR support for Rs. 50 lakh to Indo-German Institute of Advanced Technology (IGIAT) in the city for the project “Skill Development Training Programme” for 200 persons belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Women and EWS of the society. BDL, a Ministry of Defence undertaking established in Hyderabad in

CISF men deployed on airports need better training : Parliamentary Panel

Chandigarh : Taking cognizance of reported instances of misbehavior by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed on security duties at airports, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to ensure better training for the force. The recent incidents of misbehavior definitely show the CISF in poor light and prove that the training programmes are

IPC under Health Ministry to skill healthcare professionals in Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI)

Mumbai : As a step towards producing skilled workforce to further pharmaco-vigilance (PV) in India, around 50 healthcare professionals will be trained every alternate month under the guidance of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), which is the national coordination center (NCC) for Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) under the union health ministry from January 15, 2018

Big 4 firm KPMG launches 4 year Digital Degree Apprenticeship programme

UK : KPMG has launched a new digital degree apprenticeship, aimed at preparing the next generation of tech experts.  The accountancy firm said the apprenticeship, called KPMG360° Digital, will be a four-year programme combining on-the-job work experience with the opportunity to gain a BSc degree from BPP University in digital and technology solutions. Students will