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February 25, 2018

Archives for February 7, 2018

Date of inviting project proposals extended under Sagarmala DDU-GKY Convergence Program in the State of Maharashtra

Mumbai : With reference to Notification No. 02/2018 dated 10th January 2018 regarding project application for Sagarmala DDU-GKY project, Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) extending the project application proposal till 15th February 2018. Targets will be given to only those agencies who have excellent track record in skill development and who are ready with

Cabinet approves signing of MoU with UK and Northern Ireland on cooperation in the field of Skill Development, Vocational Education and Training

New Delhi : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval for signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation in the Field of Skill Development, Vocational Education and Training. The MoU would pave the way for closer bilateral cooperation

Maharashtra DVET to organize online ITI exams for first time between February 16-20

Mumbai : Over 22,000 students across Maharashtra are studying under various Industrial Training Institutes(ITIs) are in a state of confusion after the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training(DVET) changed the mode of examinations from offline to online two days before exam. The first semester examinations for over 70 different trades was scheduled across ITIs in

Skill India Mission to act as enabler for Blue Revolution, says Agriculture Skill Council of India CEO

Kochi : The National Fisheries Development Board and Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) organized the second fisheries skill advisory board meeting at Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training ( CIFNET ) at Cochin to emphasize the need for skilling youth and enhancing job opportunities in the fishing sector. Given the opportunities in

Cognizant to invest $100 million in new foundation to improve US tech skills

Bengaluru : Cognizant said it would establish a new non-profit foundation, with an initial grant of $100 million, to support science, technology, engineering , math and digital education and skills initiatives for U.S. workers and students. The Teaneck, New Jersey headquartered firm also said it had hired 6000 US workers in 2017 and planned to

Ontario releases Apprenticeship Strategy to improve Apprenticeship System to prepare Skilled Workforce for In-Demand jobs

Ontario : Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario is ensuring that the apprenticeship system meets the changing demands of the economy by giving apprentices the skills they need to succeed and providing employers with the talent they need to thrive. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Ann

Saudi Arabia aims to develop cyber security, programming skills of students

Riyadh : The Prince Mohamed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Philanthropic Foundation (MiSK) and the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming (SFCSP) signed a memorandum of understanding in Riyadh on Saturday to develop the skills of students, professionals and amateurs in the field of cyber security and programming. The MoU also includes creating awareness programs