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March 24, 2017

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More than 69,000 women covered under ‘Nai Roshni’ scheme till 31st January : Minister of Minority Affairs

New Delhi : The Ministry of Minority Affairs is implementing three specific schemes for the welfare of Minority women under the Nai – Roshni” for Leadership Development of Minority Women, specially for development of women belonging to notified minority communities namely Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis and Jains, Rs. 14.13 Crore have been released and

Ministry of Tourism has ‘Hunar Se Rozgar Tak’ (HSRT) program for young aspirants and workforce in hospitality sector

New Delhi:  The Ministry of Tourism has a programme in place, namely Hunar Se Rozgar Tak (HSRT), to impart tourism and hospitality specific skills to young persons aspiring to join the tourism sector. Under another programme called Skill Testing & Certification, the Ministry tests and certifies the skills of the existing service providers already employed/engaged

“As per the telecom Sector Skill Plan of the Department (DoT), telecom sector needs 4.78 million more workforce in next 5 years” : Telecom Minister

New Delhi : The Indian telecom sector manpower is set to more than double in the next five years, creating additional requirement of 4.78 million skilled workers by 2021-22, Parliament was informed. “As per the telecom Sector Skill Plan of the Department (DoT), the telecom sector manpower of four million in 2016-2017 would grow to

National Commission for Women (NCW) recommended Skill Development Training for young widows living in Swadhar Homes

New Delhi : The National Commission for Women (NCW) has recommended that young widows living in Swadhar Homes be imparted trainings in development of non-traditional skills and self defence for their better socio-economic rehabilitation. In a report filed in the Supreme Court, the NCW said non-traditional training such as driving, computer training and micro-entrepreneurship, rather

Government talking with aviation industry pioneers to address skilled manpower crunch, will launch finishing school with Airbus and Boeing : Civil Aviation Minister

New Delhi : The government is in discussions with plane manufacturers Airbus and Boeing to set up a “finishing school” to train aircraft maintenance engineering mechanics. The Civil Aviation Ministry’s move is a part of efforts to address the skilled manpower crunch in the domestic aviation sector, which has been growing at over 20 percent

Finally AICTE approved ‘Single Entrance Test’, states not following the mandate have to face De-affiliation of their institutions

New Delhi  : Admission to all engineering colleges across the country will be done through a single entrance examination from next year with the AICTE approving a regulation in this regard, sources said. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Tuesday approved a comprehensive package, including the single national test, for improving engineering

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