News Bytes on Skill Development and Vocational Training – 30032020


Are you missing out updates about the skill development initiatives in our country? Here’s the solution. 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 important 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.

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Skill development news from the government 

MSDE to use NSTIs as quarantine centres for COVID-19: MSDE has decided to make available NSTIs and their hostels for conversion into quarantine facilities. Read more…

Government announces 1.70 lakh crore to combat Coronavirus: The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 1.70 lakh crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to help them fight the battle against Coronavirus. Read more…

10 UGC recommended sites for online courses for students and teachers: UGC has recommended 10 sites for online courses for students and teachers. UGC has requested students and teachers to utilise this time productively by engaging in On-line learning. Read more…

Skill development news from the industry and CSR

Funds spent to tackle COVID-19 to be counted under CSR activity: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has announced that funds spent on measures to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak will be counted towards the corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity of companies. Read more…

News Bytes on Skill Development and Vocational Training – 30032020Skill development news from the states


AISECT to provide free vocational training: AISECT has signed a MoUs with the Government of Gujarat to provide free vocational training to train over 3000+ students under various schemes in Gujarat. 


KVKs conduct training activities in Wokha: Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) has been conducting various skill training programs on “floriculturist-protected cultivation” for youths and farmers across the state.

Skill development news from academia and training partners

CIPET to provide skill training to 5 lakh people: CIPET is going to provide skill development training to five lakh persons as well as five Lakh Technology Support Service to the polymer industry during the period of 2019-24.

Three driving schools to be set up at Rajamahendravaram: APSRTC is going to set up three driving schools at Rajamahendravaram. Training would be imparted for 32 days including 16 days allotted for practicals and 16 days for theory classes.

LLC in collaboration with Ansal University launches certificate program: The London Learning Centre (LLC) has announced the launch of India’s first-ever certificate programme for young adults aged between 18 and 32 years in collaboration with Ansal University, Gurugram. Read more…

Project Savdhaan to train over 1 lac youth on COVID-19 awareness: STL, a global data networks innovator, formed Project Savdhaan to train over 1 lakh youth on COVID-19. Over 1,00,000 youth registered will attend the online workshop.

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Sage University bridges the gap between Industries & Academia: To bridge the gap between Industries and Academia, SAGE University has a well laid-out systematic process of connecting students’ career aspirations with corporate exceptions. 

TCS iON’s Digital Glassroom: ICAI, ICSI and Sastra University are the first three educational institutes to collaborate with TCS iON’s Digital Glassroom. Digital Glassroom is exclusively designed for schools and colleges with an aim to furnish the educators with interactive tools.

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