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March 22, 2018


Government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 2.0: Renewed push up falls short

The government’s flagship skilling scheme — Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) continues to grapple with the issue of achieving end-results, despite fresh attempts to redirect its focus to district-level schemes for overcoming the challenge of sub-optimal results. Under the PMKVY, according to latest data from the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, out of

MSME Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurates Livelihood Business Incubation Centre under ASPIRE program

New Delhi : The Minister of State (IC) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Giriraj Singh recently inaugurated Livelihood Business Incubation Centre at Bapu Nature Cure Hospital and Yogashram in the Mayur Vihar region of the national capital. The incubation centre is built on a PPP model under the Scheme for Promoting Innovation, Rural

National SC-ST Hub (NSSH) signed MoU with 3 Sector Skill Councils to train 2000 entrepreneurs

New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a collective, coordinated action is needed to strengthen the eco-system for promoting SC & ST Entrepreneurs in the country. As Chief Guest of the occasion, he was addressing the National SC-ST Hub Confluence organized by the Union Ministry of Micro, Small

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship calls applications for National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017

The National Entrepreneurship Awards have been instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These premier awards seek to recognize and honour entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their outstanding efforts. Ministry of Skills calls for applications for the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 for

Cabinet reshuffled to put focus on skill development and employment generation

New Delhi: With job creation lagging targets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday brought in new ministers for three key ministries—labour and employment, skill development and entrepreneurship, and the ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). Through this, the Prime Minister has put the spotlight on employment generation again, an agenda that made him

Odisha Government decided to collaborate Facebook for “Digital Marketing Skill Development”

Bubaneswar : The state government has decided to organize hands-on workshops for Micro, Small and Medium Women Entrepreneurs (MSME) and Women Self Help Groups (SHGs) on ‘Digital Marketing Skills’ in collaboration with Facebook in line with the Mission of the state government to promote entrepreneurship and digital literacy. Facebook has reportedly agreed to partner with state government to train 25,000

SAP India to prepare 1.5M digitally-skilled workforce by 2020

Reiterating the commitment to make its customers and partners digitally efficient to help them achieve global competitiveness, software major SAP India announced it will skill, reskill and upskill 1.5 million SAP consultants within the next three years. “The Indian economy is growing and the way customers are adapting and adopting the technology is changing with

NIESBUD to conduct GST training program for MSME Entrepreneurs

Noida :  Addressing concerns of the industry regarding the complications under the newly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST), the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), an apex institution under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is conducting GST training program for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The program

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