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October 22, 2017

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National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for conducting Global Skill Gap Study

New Delhi : The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), an implementing agency under Skill India Mission Operation (SIMO) Project through Ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (“MSDE”) has applied for funding from The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD/ World Bank) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. NSDC intends

The World Bank Implementation Support Team ranked Edo high in transparency and accountability for TVET implementation

The World Bank Implementation Support Team has ranked Edo high in transparency and accountability in the implementation of the State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) among four partnering states in Nigeria. The leader of the support team, Mr Isimaila Ceesay disclosed  this when he led other members of the team on a courtesy visit

नरेंद्र मोदी सरकार के ‘स्किल इंडिया मिशन’ को वर्ल्‍ड बैंक का समर्थन, दिया 1615 करोड़ का कर्ज

विश्व बैंक ने भारत में युवाओं को कौशल प्रशिक्षण के लिए 25 करोड़ डॉलर का कर्ज मंजूर किया है। इससे युवाओं को अधिक कुशल बनाया जा सकेगा, जिससे उन्हें रोजगार पाने में आसानी है। यह कदम कौशल भारत मिशन के अनुकूल है। विश्व बैंक ने कहा है कि वह भारत सरकार के युवाओं को अधिक

World Bank cleared $250 million loan for Skill India Mission

New Delhi : The World Bank has cleared a $250 million loan for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling, in a move that is seen to aid the Skill India Mission. The multi-lateral lender is keen to support the Indian government in its efforts to better equip the young workforce with employable skills. It

World Bank US$ 125 million will improve long-term vocational training provided in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships : Junaid Ahmad

Washington : The World Bank Board has approved the US$ 125 million Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) aimed at improving the quality of long-term vocational training provided in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships. STRIVE is a five-year government program which will help improve the performance of ITIs; increase the capacities of

Public funding for skills development initiatives should be tied to the programme’s labour market outcomes : World Bank expert

Speaking at Sri Lanka’s first Human Capital Summit, Amit Dar, director of strategy and operations at the human development practice in the World Bank has said governments should use performance-based financing for programmes intended to match a population’s skills to demand in the economy. “Currently, nearly all public funding [in this area] is input based,” he

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik proposed the World Bank for aid for Skill Development

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday proposed that the state government work together with the World Bank in a number of fields, including higher education, skill development, green energy, drought mitigation and drinking water. “We have sought support of the World Bank for our higher education system, improving rural livelihood and skill development,” said the

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