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March 22, 2018

Archives for March 8, 2018

National Urban Livelihood Mission notified Request for Proposal for imparting Placement Linked Skill Training

Thiruvananthapuram : National Urban Livelihoods Mission is a centrally sponsored scheme designed by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Government of India. Mission activities are implemented in the state by Urban Affairs Department, Government of Kerala through Urban Local Bodies. Kudumbashree, the State Poverty Eradication Mission is the nodal agency for implementation of

NERLP, Ministry of DoNER extended last date of receiving proposals from Vocational Training Providers for skill development in 4 states

North East Rural Livelihood Promotion Society, Ministry of DoNER, Government of India through its memo no. PD/NERLP-2012-13/165(pt-1)/ hereby announce that the last date for receiving of Request for Proposal (RFP) from Vocational Training Providers for Skill Development Training & Placement to improve rural livelihoods especially that of women, unemployed youth and the most disadvantaged in

On International Women’s Day, Odisha Skill Development Authority launched project Sambhavi

Bhubaneswar : A pilot project under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) was launched by Chairman, Odisha Skill Development Authority, Subroto Bagchi here on the occasion of International Women’s Day celebration on Thursday.The event was organised by Humara Bachpan Trust, which has been advocating safe and healthy living conditions with improved socio-economic status of communities

Punjab CM and British High Commissioner agree to cooperate on industrial modernization and skill development

Mohali : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith met here on Thursday for discussions on cooperation in the fields of industrial modernization, skill development, food processing and setting up of cold chain facilities in the state, with the two also brainstorming on ways and means to check illegal immigration

Pratt & Whitney launched DGCA-EASA certified aviation skill development courses to support Skill India Mission

Hyderabad : Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., announced launching of its European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) certified PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) and V2500 engine technical training courses to complement the DGCA certification of V2500-A5 training for aviation skill development at the Pratt & Whitney

President of India launches a pre-skilling programme for trafficking survivors

New Delhi: Taking the central government’s ambitious Skill India Program to the vulnerable survivors of trafficking, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, on the occasion of Women’s Day launched a pioneering program— Foundation Course –which prepares the survivors for skill training. The three-month, 360-hour programme aims to work with the survivors to build their aptitude

More than 60 percent job seekers and employers find vocational skill development programs ineffective in India : Survey

The vocational education ecosystem in its current form has not succeeded in creating adequate employable job seekers in India as more than 60 per cent candidates and employers find these courses ineffective, according to a survey. From an employment point of view, only 18 per cent of the students undergoing voc-ed (vocational education) courses get

All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) announced development of self-regulatory for Indian skill gaming industry

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has announced it is developing a self-regulatory opt-in scheme for the burgeoning skill gaming industry in India. The regulatory charter, ready for industry feedback and stakeholder consultation, is aimed at pre-empting the development of a complex patchwork of state-by-state regulation by creating a centralized model, AIGF chief executive Roland