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Skill Development News digest 161117

Skill Development News Digest - 201117

This fortnight has seen some key events like 4th International Conference on Life Skills & Livelihood Skills – Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment at Hyderabad and the Skill India Summit: Skilling Read more.

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Skills 2017 conference report

4th International Conference on Life Skills & Livelihood Skills - Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment – A Report

The 4th International Conference on Life Skills & Livelihood Skills - Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment was successfully held on 16-17 November 2017, at Dr. MCR HRD Institute of Telangana, Hyderabad. Read more.

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Santosh Mehrotra skill development

Why India needs to re-think the skilling system and re-align the roles of key stakeholders

We are delighted to present this exclusive Skill Talk by Prof. Santosh Mehrotra, Professor of Economics, Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Prof. Mehrotra has contributed Read more.

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Youth4Jobs Foundation’s Divyanga Udyogothsavam celebrates the joy of job placements

The joy of getting a job is something to be celebrated. Youth4Jobs celebrated the placements of 400 disabled youth working in various companies at an event organized on 15th November 2017 Read more.

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MSDE celebrates its three year completion with National Entrepreneurship Awards

The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) commemorated its three year completion by hosting National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017. Many entrepreneurs were awarded Read more.

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Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) wins an Award at Aqua International 2017

Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) has won the Award for best Initiatives in Aquaculture Segment at Aqua International Awards 2017 Read more.

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How Quest Alliance infuses learning facilitation with 21st century life skills for students and facilitators

Digital technologies have tremendous potential for scaling and sustaining the impact of various initiatives in education and skill development. Read more.

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RSDC Awards

RSDC’s 2nd Award Ceremony celebrates skilling excellence in the Rubber Industry

With a view to recognise the sterling contributions made towards skill development in the Rubber value chain including both plantation and manufacturing Read more.

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MSRLM implements Art of Living Youth Leadership Training Program for DDU-GKY aspirants

The Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) has implemented a scheme called the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) for the upliftment of rural youth. Read more.

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Internshala ICTAK MoU

Internshala and ICTAK partnership to provide 35000 internships to students in Kerala

Internshala and the Information and Communication Technology Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) signed an MoU to help students in Kerala seek internships. Read more.

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A Report on the Technical Seminar and Workshop on High Precision Arc Welding Technology in India’ 7-8 November 2017, Pune

AOTS, Japan (Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized a Technical Seminar and Workshop on High Precision Arc Welding Technology at Pune on 7-8 November 2017. Read more.

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Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) partners with Udacity to drive Skill development

The Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) has partnered with Udacity India Pvt. Ltd for complementing the skills imparted by the vocational training system to provide better livelihood opportunities. Read more.

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Inauguration of Mackey School of Welding and launch of Australian Master Class for Welder Trainers

The state of Punjab is proud to have an international welding school to train youth in latest welding technologies and advanced welding skills. The occasion also marked the conduct of an Australian Master Class for Welder Trainers. Read more.

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