Skill Times is India's first biweekly newsletter dedicated to skill development, vocational education and training. We hope you find it informative and insightful. This is an ardent effort from NSN at sharing the positive impact of various initiatives in skill space by bringing together the trainees, training partners, industry, government and academia. We invite you to share your contributions, suggestions and feedback in improving the Skill Times experience. Visit our website www.nationalskillsnetwork.in to know more about us. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn to keep yourself updated!

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Skill Development News Digest - 010217

As the month begins with the hot topic of Budget 2017 and allocations for skill development, we present to you a quick recap of all the news in the last fortnight, including the highlights of Budget 2017. The skill space in India was the highlight of the Republic Day Parade …Read more.

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UPCOMING EVENT: CII – Southern Region, is organizing the 29th CII Regional Work Skill Competition from 8th to 10th February 2017. Read more...

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sector skill councils plan 2017

Sector Skill Councils: Top points in the skilling agenda for 2017

Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) play a pivotal role in bringing the industry perspective and helping the skilling programs become demand-driven. As we begin the New Year 2017, Team NSN caught up with the leaders of some of the SSCs to learn about their priority agenda …Read more.

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skill development budget 2017

Highlights of Budget 2017 for skill development, youth and jobs

In this guest article, Pooja Gianchandani, International Skills Consultant, Atoms Advisory, presents a summary of the Budget allocations for skill development, vocational training for the financial year 2017-18. …Read more.

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UPCOMING EVENT: ASSOCHAM Skill Development Conference, Lucknow, 24th March, 2017, at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, Lucknow. Read more...

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TISS-SVE B.Voc

The need for bridge courses to fill the gap between academic and vocational streams in India

While national missions like Skill India mostly focus on entry level or basic skilling, universities and institutions of higher learning are offering B.Vocational programs that open up avenues for work-integrated learning. In this Skill Talk, Prof. Neela Dabir, Dean, Tata Institute of Social Sciences – School of Vocational Education (TISS-SVE)Read more.

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SkillTrain Mobile App

SkillTrain launches India’s first end-to-end mobile app for vocational training

SkillTrain firmly believes that vocational training can be far more accessible, affordable and effective with the use of right technology. This belief has led to SkillTrain developing a lot of video content on various skills such as Electrical Repairing, Electronics Repairing, Mobile Phone Repairing, Motorcycle Repairing, Tailoring, Beautician etc...Read more.

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Vocational education in India

5 Imperatives to introspect and integrate skill development and education in India

In this guest article, Ajay Mohan Goel, Principal Consultant at Skills Management Group, discusses pertinent issues for the success of skill development and vocational education in India. He emphasises on the need to reflect on various initiatives from MHRD and UGC ...Read more.

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