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Skill Development News Digest 201017

Skill Development News Digest - 201017

Diwali Dhamaka was of a different kind this year; the celebration has just ended but the excitement is bound to continue! And what a joyous time it was for skill champions at the World Skills Competitions at Abu Dhabi 2017 Read more.



Skills 2017 Hyderabad

SKILLS 2017: International Conference on leveraging Digital India Mission for Rural Empowerment through Skilling

Rural India is yet to realize the potential of digital technologies. Even a simple device like a mobile phone can become a powerful tool if used properly. The scope of Digital India mission includes various aspects of digital infrastructure for empowering people in the rural and semi-urban Read more.

Arc welding workshop

Technical Seminar and Workshop on High Precision Arc Welding Technology on 7th - 8th November 2017 at Conrad Hotel, Pune.

With a keen focus on realizing the twin goals of "Make in India" and "Skill India" missions, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is embarking on various initiatives to take the country's manufacturing to new heights....Read more.

worldskills 2017 Indian winners

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Results: Team Skill India wins one Silver, one Bronze and 9 Medallions of Excellence

The Diwali Dhamaka this year just got more brighter and happier with Skill India Team's performance at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. On the festival of lights and enlightenment, as we saw history being created on the world stage, Read more.

Business of skilling

The business of skilling: How to sustain, survive and become impactful

 Dr Gayathri Vasudevan, CEO, LabourNet Services India Pvt Ltd, has been redefining the benchmarks in vocational entrepreneurship with determined focus on skilling and entrepreneurship development. Recognized recently by Business Today magazine as one of the Top 30 powerful women in business, she has seen many struggles ...Read more.

livelihood skills 2017 conference

4th International Conference on Life Skills and Livelihood Skills (LSLSI): Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment

The upcoming event, 4th International Conference on Life Skills & Livelihood Skills (LSISI) is focused on Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment. The conference will be held from 16-17 November 2017, at Dr. MCR HRD Institute of Telangana, Hyderabad. We caught up with Dr Ravi Kumar Reddy, Organizer and Secretary Rural Economic and Educational Development Society (REEDS), to know more about …Read more.


SANKALP and STRIVE Schemes all set to accelerate Skill India Mission

Skill development and vocational training in India are on a path to acceleration. Two new World Bank schemes for skill development - Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) have been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Read more.

TASK Warangal Center

Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) inaugurates first Regional Center at Warangal

Telangana Academy of Skill and Knowledge (TASK) has been at the forefront of many initiatives in skill development and employability of youth in various districts of Telangana. Till now, TASK was functioning from Hyderabad by coordinating with various districts. Read more.