News Bytes from NSN – Quick updates on skill development news, jobs and business opportunities


Here are some News Bytes covering various happenings and updates in the ITIs, the industry, government and other stakeholders in the skilling and VET space. This also includes business and job opportunities from government and private organizations. The News Bytes curated and adapted from various sources* with the sole objective of keeping our readers informed about the evolving skills industry in India and how they can be a part of it.

Business opportunities in Skills and Vocational Training Space

Business opportunities in Skills and Vocational Training Space from NSDC and State Skill Missions

RSLDC – EOI for Submission of Proposals for skilling under PMKVY (PMKVY_CSSM)Click here to download and apply

NSDC – Empanelment of Firms for Outdoor Publicity Under Framework Agreement – Click here to download and apply.

Empanelment of Firms for Outdoor Campaigns (Skill on Wheel) Under Framework Agreement
Jobs opportunities in Skills and Vocational Training Space – Click here to download and apply

Jobs opportunities in Skills and Vocational Training Space

NSDA is hiring Consultants, Senior Consultants and Young Professionals in NSDAClick here to apply

NSDC – Customer RelationsClick here to apply

Job openings at SkillSonics – Click here to apply

Additional Skills Acquisition Program (ASAP) Kerala invites applications for Program Managers from Vocational Higher Secondary Teachers. Click here read the notice and to apply.

Centum Learning: Trainers for Tourism & Hospitality, and Retail Sector in Jharkhand . Click here to apply

B-Able: Vocational Trainers for schools in Madhya Pradesh. Click here to apply.

Job openings at Youth4jobs. Click here to apply

Skill Development Newsbytes 27th Aug 2018

MoU signed between HDFC and Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University

In order to bridge the skills-gap in the banking industry and make candidates into job-ready professionals the Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University has launched a training course for graduates in partnership with HDFC Bank. The students will attend guest lectures and get on-the-job training in this course called the M.Voc programme. Applicants will undergo a strict selection process and HDFC Bank will make an offer of employment to selected candidates.

India’s first skills varsity for Muslims to be set up in Aurangabad

India’s first National Skills and Vocational University for Muslims will be set up in Aurangabad on 100 acres of land with an initial funding of Rs 100 crore by the state government. Former chief commissioner of Income Tax feels this university will enhance the employability of the Muslim youth.

Chandigarh launches its first PMKVY centre

Continuing the vision of our government, Chandigarh Skill Development Mission (CSDM) in association with Department of Information Technology launched the first PMKVY Centre of Chandigarh. Upon completion of the training, the centre will link the aptitude, aspiration, and knowledge of the trained candidates with employment opportunities and demands in the market. The PMKVY training centre has to provide placement opportunities to candidates, trained and certified under the Scheme.

20,000 students in Andhra Pradesh will be trained by Tally

Tally, the Accounting software company will be signing a MoU with the Andhra Pradesh government to train more than 20,000 students across the state in this fiscal. After the tie-up, Tally will be installed and will begin the training in the colleges in the smart clusters created by the APSDC. Andhra Pradesh is going to be the first State in India to implement a training module of this kind.

Green skill training programme launched by the government to check climate change

Recently a MoU was signed between Ministries of Environment and Skill Development with the intention to start training one lakh refrigeration and air conditioning technicians on checking the emission of harmful greenhouse gases. Gases like Freon used in refrigeration influence the climate change. The environment ministry, plans to train nearly six lakh people under the Green Skill Mission.

Skill development training program on beekeeping concluded in Nagaland

A training program on Bee keeping was held at Wokha, Nagaland from July 30 to August 4. The programme was assisted by NABARD RO Dimapur and implemented in association with Mass Educational Welfare Society, Wokha. The trainees were encouraged to be dedicated and sincere while executing any enterprises. They were also told about the beneficial values and importance of honey. The role of banks in the social economic development of rural people was also touched upon.

Over 3 lakh security guards to get training under RPL

Several Security Services Providers like SIS, G4S, Peregrine, Checkmate, NISA, SMS Security and Orion have signed memoranda of understanding with the Management and Entrepreneurship & Professional Skills Council (MEPSC) to conduct training under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) scheme. Over 3 lakh security persons will be trained under this.

Best Rating in Chattisgarh awarded to NMDC DAV ITI

National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) DAV Industrial Training Institute at Dantewada has earned the best grading in the state of Chattisgarh. CRISIL has ranked it 21st in the in the country. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship started grading ITIs across the country by giving them star ratings based on their facilities, performance and placement record. These are as per the guidelines of the National Council on Vocational Training (NCVT).

AISECT to skill 425 youth in partnership with the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council

AISECT India’s leading skill development service provider in partnership with the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) has been given the responsibility of training 425 people in the districts of Dhalai, Khowai, West Tripura, North Tripura and South Tripura. Beginning the first week of August, these training programmes will be conducted in the trades of Rod Binding and Motor Mechanic at sub-district and district levels in accordance with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) standards.

Skill varsity to be set up in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) has partnered with Quess Corp to set up a Skill University in the State. This move will help to create employment opportunities in multiple phases. This partnership is expected to help in creating a model of education that will deliver excellent technical and vocational learning in a variety of areas.

Havells India and PUSA ITI partner to boost employability ion the manufacturing sector.

Havells inaugurated a state-of-the-art Electrical Skill Center in PUSA ITI for providing industrial training to the youth and make them job ready in the manufacturing sector. The government has been focusing on initiatives to boost the growth in this sector and Havells electrical Centre plans to provide the required skill and training in the electrical areas to make the students employable.

PSUs helping the government to provide skill training

The government is trying to do its bit to provide skill training to as many as possible through PSUs since private players are taking time to come on board in big numbers. Some PSU’s that have come forward so far are. The PSUs who have come forward to help the government include the Powergrid, Coal India Limited, NTPC, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), Hindustan Copper Limited, Mineral Exploration Corporation (MECL), National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), Airports Authority of India, Department of Public Enterprises, Indian Oil, Bharat Electronics Limited, NHPC, Nuclear Power (NPCIL) and Nalco Foundation.

BCIC urges stakeholders to upgrade skill in the aerospace industry

The Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) has asked all the stakeholders to take up skilling initiatives for capitalising on increasing opportunities in the Indian aviation and aerospace industry. A daylong seminar was organised by BCIC and aerospace technologists’ body SIATI with the help of Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC).

Polytechnic students get skill training in Chirala, AP

St Ann’s College of Engineering and Technology in Chirala commenced the skill development training for students from Bapatla Polytechnic College in association with the APSSDC.6 students from the Bapatla Polytechnic College have been selected for the Siemens Training Programme and will be trained up to August 28 for 10 days. The selected students will be trained in welding and CNC technology by the corporation.

Aurangabad will have India’s First Toilet College

RB the world’s leading consumer Health and Hygiene Company, in collaboration with the World Toilet Organisation and Jagran Pehel, laid the foundation for India’s first World Toilet College for sanitation workers in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. With an effective curriculum, the World Toilet College plans to conduct an enabling program for sanitation workers. This program will help in the skill development and improvement of the socio-economic standards in sanitation areas and provide better employment opportunities.

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