Here we go with this week’s newsbytes on skill development and vocational training covering various happenings and updates in the industry, government, academia and other stakeholders in the skilling and TVET space. The news and latest happenings could help you generate leads for developing your business in this sector.
Latest government and non-government jobs, apprenticeships and projects in the skilling industry
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Skill development news from the government, industry and academia
Top headlines of the week
- By the end of this year, COGOS Technologies will train and employ 500 women drivers in its electric vehicle fleet.
- Nearly 30,700 people have registered so far under SWADES initiative by MSDE and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of External Affairs.
- Microsoft Crop has helped close to 3 million people in India to acquire digital skills during COVID-19.
- National Collateral Management Limited (NCML) has partnered with the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) to provide skill training in the agriculture sector.
- CREDAI has appointed Mr Harsh Vardhan Patodia as its new national president.
- Five units of South Korean textile major Youngone will become operational at the Kakatiya Mega Textile Park (KMTP) in the next six months.
- Apollo Hospitals has collaborated with NASSCOM FutureSkills PRIME to launch a Technical Educational platform to upskill the Healthcare workforce in digital skills.
- TeamLease Services has estimated that the setting up of charging stations alone will create 10,000-12,000 jobs.
- As per a report by NITI Aayog, by the year 2022, the Healthcare industry in India is expected to reach 372 billion dollars.
- The Union government has approved a proposal to set aside 1.5% of the money it gives for skills training and put it into sanitation of training infrastructure and safety protocol amid rising coronavirus cases.
Skill development news from the states
Top headlines of the week
- Gujurat- CBSE has collaborated with the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) to organize an orientation programme for school teachers on ‘Inculcating Entrepreneurial Mindset among Students.’
- Jammu and Kashmir- A five-day skill training programme on ‘Integrated Pest Management in Apple’ was organized at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.
- Jammu and Kashmir- Government Polytechnic College Jammu has signed an MoU with the Model Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) to upskill and enhance the employability of engineering students.
- Kerala- To support the state government’s vision on supporting innovative ideas through nascent firms, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has invited corporate houses to plan their CSR projects with the nodal agency.
- Ladakh- A one-day skill development workshop by the Department of Technical Education and Skill Development Ladakh was inaugurated in Leh.
- Maharashtra- Venture Centre, a Pune-based start-up incubation hub, has been selected to spearhead the Atal Innovation Mission – Programme for Researchers on Innovation, Market-Readiness and Entrepreneurship (PRIME).
- Odisha- The students of the government ITI in Berhampur have built one of the largest maps of Odisha by using scrap.
- Tamil Nadu- Madras-incubated startup GUVI has collaborated with AICTE to upskill 10 lakh Indians in coding through a one-day free workshop called ‘AI-For-India 1.0’.
- Uttar Pradesh- The government of Uttar Pradesh is going to set up 16 new ITIs based on a PPP model across the state.
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