Hyderabad : IKEA Group’s philanthropic arm, IKEA Foundation, on Wednesday announced that it has inaugurated a retail training program for women in Telangana called Disha in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and India Development Foundation (IDF). The programme aims to skill one million women in more than 10 industries by developing core
The Government of Karnataka has created a separate department for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and livelihood on a mission mode led by the Honorable Chief Minister. One of the key objectives of the department is provide skilling for a vast majority of working age population in the informal sector across the state. Domestic workers form the
Lebanon : A major obstacle to job creation stems from a gap in available skills, according to the recently published report: ‘Mind the Gap’ by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). It said that the economy needs to generate six times the jobs that are currently being created in order to absorb regular market entrants.
New Delhi : Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined hands to extend the benefits of skill development to tribal youths living in the backward districts of Odisha. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in New Delhi today to establish a centre for excellence to
Kozhikode (Kerala) : State’s first career development centre started functioning at Perambra in the district on Saturday. Such centres will be opened in all districts to help youngsters, said minister T P Ramakrishnan while inaugurating the centre. Perambra block panchayat president A C Sathi presided over the function. The guidelines and regulations set by the
Kathmandu : As low productivity has long since been identified as structural problem for the country’s economy, experts and stakeholders have urged to ramp up investment in skill development of human resources to create entrepreneurial mass as well as human resources required by enterprises. Presenting the findings of a study report titled ‘Facilitating the Private
Two years into office, the Modi government faces the challenge to fulfill a key election promise to find jobs for armies of young hopefuls, amid signs that factories and firms are hiring at a pace far slower than the millions who are joining the queue. According to the latest Asia-Pacific Human Development Report only 140
Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis and Jaco Cilliers, Country Director, UNDP met in Mumbai today to discuss ways to deepen collaboration on key development issues facing the state. UNDP currently supports more than 15 projects across the state on poverty reduction, skill development; energy and environment; and governance. Jaco Cillers, Country Director, UNDP India said, “We