There’s a lot happening around the emerging skilling industry in India. Our news bytes will give you an insight into various happenings and updates in the industry, government, academia and other stakeholders in the skilling and TVET space. The snippets of information could help you get some leads for developing your business in this sector and will keep you informed. The news bytes are carefully curated and adapted from different sources with the sole objective of keeping our readers updated about the evolving skills industry in India.
Top headlines of the week
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship releases “2019 Year in Review” with a consolidation of new initiatives, partnerships and key information about the year that was!. To know more visit: https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/ministry-of-skill-development-and-entrepreneurship-msde-2019-year-in-review/
Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited (JCH-IN) partners APSSDC to improve ITI training
Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited (JCH-IN) has partnered with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) and Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) to impart skill training in AC repairing and maintenance to improve employment of rural youth in Andhra Pradesh.
Skill Development Ministry to set up 500 skill hubs and labs in government schools
Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry has finalized a plan for setting up 500 skill hubs and labs in government schools. This is a part of the larger initiatives do develop skills and impart vocational training in schools.
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ITIs in Himachal Pradesh collaborate with Netgen IT solutions
Industrial Training Institute’s (ITI) of Shimla and Sunni collaborate with Netgen IT Solutions for skill development, technological upgradation and industrial training to bridge the gap training institutes and the industry. The training will address the emerging technological needs of the industry.
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State Institute of Vocational Education (SIVE), Telangana to launch Fatafat Naukari courses
The State Institute of Vocational Education (SIVE), a constituent of Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) will launch ‘Fatafat Naukari’ courses across the state to impart training in 42 skill sets designed under the Skill Development Initiative Scheme (SDIS).
Wipro partners NASSCOM to skill 10,000 engineering students through ‘Future Skills’ platform
As a part of CSR, Wipro partners National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to train 10,000 students from over 20 engineering colleges in India as part of the Future Skills platform. This is aimed at improving the quality of engineering education by upskilling the faculty and academia.
Salesforce collaborates with Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) and ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) to train 250,000 students
Salesforce signs MoU with ICT Academy, Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) and ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) to train 250,000 students for the technology jobs of tomorrow by 2022. The training will be implemented through will bring Trailhead, its free online learning platform, into the classroom – empowering students to skill up through gamified learning content and hands-on challenges.
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Sambalpur University and Odisha State Open University (OSOU) to offer soft skill courses
Sambalpur University and Odisha State Open University (OSOU) signed an MoU to offer basic soft skill courses to their students through a Multimedia Centre-cum-Study Centre and Career Counselling Cell, which was recently inaugurated at Sambalpur University Institute of Information Technology (SUIIT).
Tata Power launched ‘Dhaaga’ with the help of Amazon Saheli
To empower women entrepreneurs, Tata Power launches ‘Dhaaga’, an initiative with the help of Amazon India. Dhaaga’s products will be made available ‘Amazon Saheli’ programme – a dedicated storefront on the website to help display and sell products made by these women listed across different categories on Amazon.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd inaugurated its 38th Skill Enhancement Centre in Ratlam
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.today inaugurated its 38th Skill Enhancement Centre in Ratlam in collaboration with Government Industrial Training Institute, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh. The new centre operational from will empower local youth with job-oriented technical skill training in the city. Equipped with state of the art training facilities, centre will provide practical training on two-wheelers maintenance and repair; post training, Honda will offer job opportunities at its dealerships to candidates completing course.
PMKVY awareness program conducted at Kakching in Manipur
A one-day awareness programme on the benefits of skill development training programme under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) scheme was held today at Sora Community Hall, Kakching. The programme jointly organised by Shyeed Classic Management Centre (SCMC) Sora and Namastasye Special Project Training Centre (NSPTC) Chandel.
Boeing inaugurates Boeing India Engineering and Technology Centre (BIETC) in Bengaluru
Boeing announces its expansion of engineering and technology centre in Bengaluru to accommodate another 1,000 new employees to drive aerospace innovation.The recently inaugurated Boeing India Engineering and Technology Centre (BIETC) will work on cutting-edge technologies that will drive aerospace innovation from India.
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