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Skill development and VET government and non-government projects, apprenticeships and jobs
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Skill development news from the government, industry and academia
School kids to get vocational knowledge with potters and electricians: School students in India will now be able to take up internships and gain vocational knowledge by engaging with professionals in various fields like pottery making and electrical work.
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Siemens, BMZ, and MSDE launch IGnITE to promote industry relevant technical education: Siemens, BMZ, and MSDE together launched IGnITE to promote industry relevant technical education. It is an initiative aimed at promoting industry relevant high-quality training and technical education. Read more…
Microsoft collaborates with NSDC for the Imagine Cup 2021 in India: Microsoft India has collaborated with NSDC for the India edition of the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2021, an annual innovation challenge for students and technology enthusiasts. Registrations are now open and will close on December 31, 2020. Read more…
UNESCO launches an apprenticeship programme for carpentry: UNESCO is strengthening partnerships with the private sector to encourage youth employment and training. It has launched an apprenticeship programme for Basra in Carpentry focusing on Shanasheel.
Student Internship Program 2.0 by Dell Technologies in partnership with NITI Aayog: Dell Technologies has launched Student Internship Program 2.0 in partnership with NITI Aayog to help students embark on their journey of entrepreneurship through the internship program.
GJSCI to strengthen Indian Gem and Jewellery industry through J.A.D.E.: GJSCI has launched Jewellery Artificial Intelligence and Data-science Excellence (J.A.D.E.) which is a center of excellence for artificial intelligence focusing on the Gems and Jewellery Industry. Read more…
Skill development programme DDU-GKY gains momentum: The Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen KaushalyaYojana (DDU-GKY) has gained momentum. It is a placement linked program which aims to train and get placement for 28,82,677 rural youth by March 2022.
Healthcare training firm Virohan sees increase in enrolments in current fiscal: Healthcare training firm Virohan has witnessed over two-fold increase in student enrolments during the ongoing fiscal amid the coronavirus pandemic. It has received 2,600 enrolments for the current financial year as compared with 1,100 students in the year-ago session, Virohan said in a statement.
Skill development news from the states
APSSDC secures ISO-9001 certification: APSSDC has secured ISO 9001-2015 certification for maintaining international standards. APSSDC is in discussion with various organisations and institutions for undertaking skill development programmes and this certification would help a lot at this juncture.
Jammu and Kashmir
JKP collaborates with BSE Institute Limited: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has collaborated with Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Institute Limited. Under the partnership, BSE Institute Limited will provide skill development training courses to police martyrs and the wards of serving police personnel.
The first edition of Koushalya Karnataka: The first edition of Koushalya Karnataka was released. It will establish a link between employers, job aspirants and education institutions and will provide information regarding the department’s programmes, job roles, eligibility, duration among others.
Madhya Pradesh’s largest industrial belt resumes hiring: The largest industrial belt of Madhya Pradesh has resumed the hiring to fill the void generated by migrant workers. Automobile, engineering, pharmaceutical and IT firms are leading the way in fresh hiring with as many as 3,000 manpower requests landing with ITIs.
PRIME hub in Meghalaya to provide skill-based learning to youth: The first rural PRIME hub in Meghalaya was inaugurated at Songsak in East Garo Hills with an aim to impart skill-based learning to young people in the state.
Nagaland has a pool of job-ready engineers in technology: Nagaland has the most tech job-ready talents when it comes to job-ready engineers, shows a survey by for the BridgeLabz Tech Employability Quotient (BTEQ) which included 37,000 engineering graduates across streams.
Trident Group to train 1,500 candidates under Grameen Kaushalya Yojana: Trident Group is going to train 1,500 candidates under Grameen Kaushalya Yojana in association with the Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM). The trades to be covered under the training program are apparel and textiles.
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