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January 17, 2018

Karnataka

Skill Development is top priority for govt, bringing out comprehensive reforms in the system : Ananth Kumar Hegde

“Skill development is top priority for the Union government. We are completely overhauling the system by introducing several new schemes and instituting systems and processes,’’ Union Skill Development Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde said in Belagavi on Tuesday. “We need alternatives to conventional education modules. That is why we are focusing on different verticals like entrepreneurship

Youth need to develop entrepreneurial skills, urged to use Nirvana Fund by Ministry : Skills Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde

Karnataka : The ‘Skill on Wheels’ programme organized by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide information and guidance for youths on employment opportunities and entrepreneurial ventures, was held at the PES Institute of Technology and Management campus on Friday. A large number of youths including those pursuing bachelor degree courses in engineering, applied

Life Science Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC) signed MoU with KDPMA to enhance competency among workforce

Bengaluru : In an effort to give a fillip to competency among the workforce in the industry, the Karnataka Drugs and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KDPMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Life Science Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC). The MOU acknowledges the need for the industry to support the skills imparted by the vocational

The Rockefeller Foundation granted 2,50,000 $ for the /Nudge project to scale nationally in its Skill India mission

Bengaluru : The/Nudge announced its plans to build organizational capacity to reach other states outside of Karnataka and expand their livelihood program. The expansion in India is supported by a USD 250,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to The/Nudge Project by End Poverty and will be used for capacity building across admissions, program delivery, product

Government of Karnataka partnered NASSCOM to launch CoE for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Bengaluru : The Government of Karnataka today announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE-DS&AI), with NASSCOM as its program and implementation partner. To be established with an estimated investment of INR 40 crore, the CoE will its first-of-its-kind port based on a public-private partnership model, and will

Karnataka to become first state to have 50% women drivers on heavy transport vehicles, KVTSDC to facilitate training

Bengaluru : State-run buses could soon have more women at the wheel with the government looking at formulating a special policy to reserve 50% of drivers’ posts for women in Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). Transport minister H M Revanna, who held a review meeting with officials of

Mecca of Food Technology in India (CFTRI) announced 5-week ‘Skill Development Program on Baking Technology’

Mysuru: Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) director Rakesh Kumar Sharma said that CFTRI and DFRL are part of the government’s bigger initiative to focus on the need for food safety, nutrition security and sustainability. Inaugurating the CFTRI Foundation Day celebrations on Friday, Sharma said CFTRI is the mecca of food technology which has contributed to

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