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Skill Development News Digest 010917

Skill Development News Digest – 010917

The latest development in skill space is that Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy has resigned as the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Other news that grabbed the headlines included the speculation about NSDC's new role in implementing skilling schemes from the government. Apart from this...Read more.

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TSSC IBM skill courses

TSSC in collaboration with IBM launches 4 new courses in IoT, Big Data, Cloud and Mobile App Development

IBM & Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) collaborate to offer 4 industry- integrated courses for upskilling faculty members & trainers in the telecom sector. Following are the list of courses: Fundamental Course in Big Data & Analytics Fundamental Course in Cloud-based Application Development Fundamental Course in IoT-based Application Development Fundamental Program in Mobile Application Development...Read more.

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UPCOMING EVENT: CII Southern Region is organizing "In Sync with Industry", a faculty enrichment program for Engineering Colleges from 18th September 2017 in Chennai, in collaboration with Caterpillar India Pvt Ltd. Click here to download the brochure.

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NGOBOX CSR Report 2017

NGOBOX releases Annual CSR Report for 2016-17 with details about the impact on various sectors

NGOBOX released their annual report on CSR for the year 2016-17. This annual publication from NGOBOX brings out the details of CSR spends of various companies and their impact several domains. As per the report even though 1/3rd of the companies could not meet the mandatory CSR...Read more.

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IASC SSC workshop 2017

National Workshop and Exhibition from IASC Sector Skill Council on 15th September 2017

The Instrumentation Automation Surveillance & Communication (IASC) Sector Skill Council is organising a National Workshop & Exhibition on 'Skill Challenges & Opportunities in Implementation of Instrumentation, Automation & Surveillance in Oil & Gas and Fertilizer sector' On the 15th of September 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan , Delhi. IASC SSC invites participation and paper submission for the workshop. ...Read more.

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UPCOMING EVENT: Global Skills Summit (GSS) 2017 from FICCI will be held on 15th September 2017 at Delhi. Click here for more details.

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APSSDC Internshala partnership

APSSDC and Internshala partner to provide internships and training for college students

Internships has become mandatory for many professional courses for exposing the students to real work settings and gain first hand work experience. As a part of expanding their impact, Internshala has entered into a partnership with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC)...Read more.

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NSDC and ASRTU skill training

NSDC to train heavy commercial vehicle drivers with Association of State Road Transport Undertakings

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has embarked upon an initiative to train heavy commercial vehicle drivers. On 24th of August, 2017, NSDC entered into a partnership with the Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) for training 20,000 drivers annually who operate heavy commercial vehicles...Read more.

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Schneider Solar TrainingJPG

Inauguration of Schneider Electric India Foundation’s Solar Energy Training Center at Sri Sri University in Cuttack, Odisha

Spiritual guru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inaugurated Schneider Electric India Foundation’s Solar Energy Training Center at Sri Sri University in Cuttack, Odisha on the 22nd of August 2017. The inauguration took place after a convocation ceremony at the Sri Sri University ...Read more.

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