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August 23, 2017


Important Announcement : Ministry ready to empanel 1700 franchisee centers as direct TP under NSDC and allocate targets under PMKVY

New Delhi : A meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary (MSDE) at MSDE, Shivaji Stadium Annexe, New Delhi -110001 on 18th August, 2017 at 4:00 pm to review the progress on the recent decision taken in the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), 2016-20 w.r.t. target allocation. The list of participants is given at

DIPP requested Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to extend self-certification duration for start-ups

New Delhi : The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has requested the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) to extend the duration of the self-certification system for start-ups, which shows that they are in compliance with Apprenticeship Rules, 1992, from one year to five years. Currently, start-ups that hire apprentices or interns

“My ministry has to train a crore people in the next 2.5 years”, says Skill Development Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy

The Prime Minister’s ambitious Skill India campaign has come under criticism for not being as aggressive in its approach. In fact, findings of a government panel raised question marks on the efficacy of government subsidized skilling programmes, casting a shadow on the Prime Minister’s coveted Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. Its around two-and-half years have

Rio, Neiphrezo called Skills Minister Rudy to discuss “Enhancing Skill Development Infrastructure in NE States & Sikkim”

New Delhi / Dimapur : Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio and parliamentary secretary of Labour & Employment (Including Skill Development), Dr. Neiphrezo Kiditsu called on Union Ministry of State (I/C), Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Saturday in Delhi. The meeting discussed the progress of work in the state of Nagaland under the

Government will soon rate Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country : Secretary Skill Development

New Delhi : The government may soon rate Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country on the basis of their voluntary self-assessment validated by a third party, a move that is expected to substantially enhance the quality of skills training imparted in these institutions. Officials said the star ratings will be used to determine government

Skill Ministry will run all diploma courses: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Pune : All diploma courses run under the Human Resource Development Ministry will be transferred to the Skill Development Ministry soon. In an interaction with media persons at the induction programme of Symbiosis Skills and Open University, Union minister for skill development and entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the procedures for shifting all diploma

Rudy meets Fadnavis over skilling projects in Maharashtra

Mumbai : Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy recently met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here to discuss various aspects related to effective implementation of Skill India Mission in the state. “We are confident that with the support of the state government in Maharashtra, we will be able to ensure quality through regular grading, inspections and

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