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March 22, 2018

Archives for February 19, 2018

Prime Minister launches NASSCOM-MeitY “Future Skills” platform to upskill 2 million youth in new technology

Hyderabad : With the aim of ensuring that new technologies don’t kill jobs, NASSCOM, along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), launched the ‘Future Skills’ platform at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum in Hyderabad on Monday. Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the platform will initially look to skill two million employees

Maharashtra Government signed 11 partnership agreements to train 30,000 unemployed youth

Mumbai : The State government signed 11 partnership agreements with private firms and institutions to train 30,000 unemployed youths, on the second day of the Magnetic Maharashtra Summit on Monday. Senior officials said most of the memoranda of understanding (MoUs) — signed under the Pramod Mahajan Kaushalaya Vikas and Udyojakata Abhiyan — are geared towards

Ministry of Rural Development invites applications for various positions at its central technical support agency NIRDPR

New Delhi : National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), is a Central Technical Support Agency (CTSA) of Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India for implementation of DDU-GKY programme. To further strengthen the implementation of DDU-GKY programme in the country, MoRD with funding from World Bank, has nominated NIRDPR as a National

Centre sought state’s suggestions to include special provisions for Maoist youth under skill development schemes

Bhubaneswar : Union secretary of skill development and entrepreneurship K P Krishnan, in a letter to chief secretary A P Padhi, has sought the state’s suggestions on a proposal to make special provisions for surrendered Maoist youths under the central and state-run skill development schemes. Altogether 18 of the 30 districts in Odisha are affected

RIICO to allocate 20,000 sq meter land for Daikin Japanese Institute of Manufacturing to skill 30,000 youth

Alwar : Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), Government of Rajasthan signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday with Japanese airconditioning major Daikin Airconditioning India and Daikin Education and Skill Development Society to establish state of art Japan Institute of Manufacturing at Neemrana. The MoU was signed by Shri Rajeev Swaroop,

BSNL – RGMMTC launched free skill development courses for unemployed youth from SC community

Puducherry : BSNL Puducherry and Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Telecom Training Centre will offer various skill development courses free of cost for the unemployed youth from the SC community. Candidates having a diploma/ B.Tech qualification can enrol for these courses (Optical Fiber Splicer, Tower Technician) conducted in association with the Labour Department under the Skill Development

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने की नासकॉम के फ्यूचर स्किल्स की शुरुआत

हैदराबाद : प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने विभिन्न प्रकार की आठ उभरती प्रौद्योगिकी के क्षेत्रों में कौशल विकास के लिए नासकॉम के प्लेटफॉर्म – फ्यूचर स्किल्स की आज शुरुआत की। मोदी ने सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी पर वर्ल्ड कांग्रेस (डब्ल्यूसीआईटी), 2018 के उद्धाटन सत्र के दौरान वीडियो कॉन्‍फ्रेंस के जरिये इस प्लेटफॉर्म का उद्घाटन किया। नासकॉम ने लोगों

Assam Chief Minister batted for investment and skill summits in all districts to meet 3 Lakh youth training target

Guwahati : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal  batted for investment and skill summits in all districts of the state to train the youth and encourage entrepreneurs. At a review meeting here, Sonowal said that District Industrial Centres (DICs) should be entrusted with the responsibility to organize the events in partnership with private industrial players, to

Japan provides $3.9 million funding to UNDP for skill training in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh

Islamabad : The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed an agreement to launch a US$ 3.9 million initiative aiming to empower more than 20,000 youth in Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces. This initiative will help improve employment prospects and promote social cohesion through positive interactions amongst young people in deprived