News Bytes from NSN – Quick updates on Skill Development and Vocational Training – 20012020


We compile our news bytes very carefully from various sources keeping our readers interest in mind. It is always crucial to stay updated on the industry, academia, government and other stakeholders in the skilling and TVET space. Our news bytes ensures that you are aware about all the new and exciting happenings around the skilling ecosystem. The snippets of information could help you get some leads for developing your business in this sector and will keep you informed.

Skill development and VET government and non-government projects, apprenticeships and jobs :




Skill development news from the government

MSDE laid foundation stone of IIS at Gandhinagar: MSDE laid the foundation stone of Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) at Gandhinagar in Gujarat in collaboration with Government of Gujarat and Tata Education Development Trust (TEDT). Read more…

NSIC partners with Mitutoyo South Asia: NSIC has partnered with manufacturing major Mitutoyo South Asia. Mitutoyo South Asia will provide training and machinery in the area of industrial metrology to NSIC students.

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Upcoming events

National Conference on Re-imagining Vocational Education and Training for the Changing World – Perspectives and Practices – 11th – 12th February 2020, PSSCIVE Bhopal – Read more…

Skill development news from the industry and CSR

ASSOCHAM partners with Shadowfax to upskill youth: ASSOCHAM has partnered with Shadowfax with an aim to upskill and employ youth under the Skill India mission.

One million jobs to be created in India by 2025: Amazon has announced to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025 through continued investment in technology.

Flipkart’s new warehouses to create over 5000 local jobs: To strengthen its supply chain infrastructure, Walmart-owned Filpkart set up two warehouses in Haryana which aims to create about 5000 jobs locally.

APEC plans to strengthen skill training programmes: In order to focus on skill development in the Apparel industry and to cater to the needs of the industry, APEC is strengthening its skill development training programs.

P&G Health partners with PHFI: To implement digital health project at Goa, P&G Heath has partnered with PHFI under its SEHAT CSR program.

News Bytes on Skill Development and Vocational Training – 20012020Skill development news from the states


ITI students display their fine talents: ITI students displayed their fine talents at the Kaushalya Jagruktay programme, a state level program organised by the Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at Kala Academy to create awareness of the PMKVY, apprenticeship scheme.


Maruti Suzuki plans to train 800 drivers: Under Haryana’s Skill Development Mission, Maruti Suzuki India is going to train 800 drivers. The objective is to make India’s youth employable. 


ANSYS inaugurates space applications simulation centre in collaboration with Digilog Technologies: ANSYS has partnered with Digilog Technologies to inaugurate the Centre for Advanced Simulation for Space Application (CASSA) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Skill policy to be introduced for students in Kerala: The Government of Kerala is going to introduce career and skill policies to enable the youth and students to develop and take their talents to higher levels. 

Over 3,000 tyre mechanics to be trained through mobile skill vans: To upskill and certify tyre mechanics, ‘Mobile skill vans’ complete with tyre fitting equipment and skilled trainers will reach transport hubs. Over 3000 tyre mechanics are going to be trained under this program.

Madhya Pradesh

‘MPAspire’ launched for school students: ‘MPAspire’ was launched for school students of Madhya Pradesh. apart from the career options, this portal will also facilitate students to get information about 6400 colleges and entrance exams.

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Honda opens first Skill Enhancement Centre in Odisha: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. inaugurated its first Skill Enhancement Centre in collaboration with Government Industrial Training Institute, Cuttack. This will empower local youth with job oriented technical skill training.

Special package for migrant workers in Odisha: The Government of Odisha announced a special package for the migrant workers that ensures livelihood support, employment linked skill development asset creation.


Aerospace University to be set up in Telangana: Telengana is planning to establish a world class aerospace university in partnership with the industry and global universities. 

Skill development news from academia and training partner:

IIFPT signs MoU with 8 institutes of Punjab, Haryana: IIFPT signed an MoU with eight institutes located in Punjab and Haryana for facilitating a collaborative research, skill development and student’s in-plant training.

Other skill development news

FEDCO wins SKOCH Award for SEFALI programme: FEDCO has been awarded with the SKOCH Award 2020 under the Skill Development category for its SEFALI initiative which aims at empowering community members through women self-help groups.

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