News Bytes on Skill Development and Vocational Training – 04052020


Our news bytes are snippets of information, carefully curated and adapted from various sources. It will give you an insight into various happenings and updates in the industry, government, academia and other stakeholders in the skilling and TVET space. This could help you get some leads for developing your business in this sector and will keep you informed. Here we go with this week’s news bytes.

In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunities. It requires a set of skills to leverage those opportunities at the right time. Skills that we have either acquired over a period of time or we might have to pick up gradually. With this idea, Team NSN has put together some skills that will help you to manage the present crisis and cope with the changing circumstances.

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iGOT online learning platform for training COVID-19 frontliners: The Government of India has launched iGOT, an online learning platform to train the COVID-19 frontliners. Some of the courses offered on this digital platform are Basics of COVID-19, Laboratory sample collection and testing, Infection Prevention through PPE, and others. Read more…

NSDC and Amazon India collaborate to launch combat COVID-19 Digital Campaign: NSDC has partnered with Amazon India, to launch ” Fight Against COVID-19 #AwareIndiaSafeIndia; Digital Campaign”. This campaign will use digital platforms and online community engagement to raise public awareness. Read more…

BSDU partners MHRD to start e-sessions for students: BSDU has partnered with MHRD and AICTE to start e-see=ssions for the students as they are not attending the regular classes due to nation wide lockdown. MIC is going to organise 15 e-sessions on various themes for the IIC calendar year 2019-2020.

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NTTF distributes 10,000 face masks for free to fight Coronavirus: NTTF is providing a Stitching Training Course for women through which it has made 10,000 face masks and distributed them for free. Read more…

Need for skill enhancement among the youth: NASSCOM FutureSkills has come up with reskilling programs courseware on Artificial Intelligence to help in the skill enhancement of the youth during the period of lockdown.

Jammu and Kashmir administration signs MoU with Tata Technologies limited: The Jammu and Kashmir administration and Tata Technologies limited has signed a MoU for setting up two Centres for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIITs) in the Union Territory. The centres will come up at the government polytechnic colleges in Jammu and Baramulla in north Kashmir

news Online EV courses by Chennai-based startup Skill-Lync: Chennai-based online learning startup Skill-Lync has launched a Masters course in Electric Vehicle Design and Simulation.The fee of the EV course is around Rs 275,000, with the option of a full time or part-time duration.

Over 2000 clinical staff to be hired by NephroPlus: Hyderabad based NephroPlus is going to hire over 2000 clinical staff in the next 12 months. It believes that India has a dearth of skilled technicians hence the company has decided to increase the number of franchisees of its Enpidia Training Academy.

E-learning classes by Adani Skill Development Centre: Adani Skill Development Centre, Dhamra has started online e-learning classes for their trainees who are studying remotely. ASDC is ensuring that each trainee receives at least 7hr of virtual learning a week with interactive sessions including videos, PPT and impactful lessons.

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STEP automotive training course by Schaeffler: The STEP course offered by Schaeffler India gives students the edge in the competitive automotive world. This is a part of Schaeffler’s CSR activity

Visionet India to make one lakh youth employable in 5 yrs: Visionet India is going to to train 1 lakh graduates over the next 5 years to make them employable in the information technology and BPM sector. It has started the first skill development batch of a 45-day programme with 500 young professionals.

Rajasthan Technical University issues directions for industrial training: With the announcement of a summer break for all its students, Rajasthan Technical University has issued guidelines for internship programmes.The notice also states that faculty members will need to ensure the completion of syllabus during this break. Read more…

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