The year 2021 is going to bring many positive changes in the skills and education sector. Through our weekly newsbytes we ensure that you are aware about all the happenings around the skilling ecosystem. It covers various happenings and updates in the industry, government, academia and other stakeholders in the skilling and TVET space. The skill development newsbytes could help you get some leads for developing your business in this sector and will keep you informed.
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Skill development news from the government, industry and academia
Top headlines of the week
- Siemens Limited has launched the 8th edition of Siemens Scholarship Program for which the last date for receiving applications is 15th February 2021. Read more…
- PMKVY 3.0 to be more trainee- and learner-centric
- IISc and TalentSprint has announced PG level Deep Learning Specialization Program
- Flipkart partners Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) and KSDC
- Digital Language Labs by Kendriya Vidyalaya in 100 schools across India with an aim to enrich language learning in schools
- Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is the Cloud arm of Amazon is going to skill 29 million people in cloud computing by 2025
- Nippon Paints has partnered with Seekho India to train over 5000 youth as its “Virtual Sales Warrior”
- ASDC has launched its Electric Mobility Nanodegree Program in association with DIYguru for students and professionals of engineering and diploma background.
- More than 500 free online certification courses are now open on SWAYAM for students and professionals across India for the January to April 2021 semester.
- Rajagiri Media has launched a new programme to enable entrepreneurial learning among children
- The demand for skilled professionals in cloud will increase in 2021.
PMKVY 3.0 to be more trainee- and learner-centric: PMKVY 3.0 will be implemented in a more decentralised structure with greater responsibilities and support from states/UTs and districts. The new scheme will be more trainee- and learner-centric. The scheme aims to benefit over 8 lakh candidates in FY21 with a budget of Rs 948.9 crore.
Flipkart partners Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) and Karnataka Skill Development Centre (KSDC): As part of the partnership, Flipkart has launched an industry-first Centre of Excellence to build a skilled and trained workforce for the fast-growing e-commerce industry in India.
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Skill development news from the states
Top headlines of the week
- Andhra Pradesh– APSSDC has partnered with NTTF, Festo and NAL to skill the youth of Andhra Pradesh. Read more…
- Andhra Pradesh-The government of Andhra Pradesh has revised conventional UG program under NEP.
- Jammu and Kashmir– The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) has collaborated with CIIIT for up-skilling engineering students.
- Jammu and Kashmir– The District Skill Committee Kathua has finalized a skill development plan for the district.
- Jammu and Kashmir– The government is going to Train 35,000 Youths For Entrepreneur Skill Development by 2024.
- Karnataka- India’s first toy cluster is going to come up in Bhanapur, a remote village in Karnataka.
- Madhya Pradesh– The unique Global Skill Park in Bhopal to provide skill training and employment to the youth. The total cost of the project is Rs 1548 crores.
- Manipur-An Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Sekmai in Imphal was inaugurated.
- Uttar Pradesh-The government of UP is going to introduce entrepreneurship as a course in early classes.
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