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Skill development news from the government, industry and academia
NSDC partners Jagriti Sewa Sansthan to strengthen Skill India Mission: NSDC has collaborated with Jagriti Sewa Sansthan for Jagriti Digital Yatra 2020, a nation-wide digital yatra to inspire millions of youth in the country to become entrepreneurs, and be self-reliant. Read more…
PMKVY-III to be launched within a month: The government is going to launch the third phase of its flagship skilling scheme PMKVY within a month. PMKVY-III will focus on strengthening district skill committees to identify and cater to local skilling needs.
First Centre of Excellence by Skill India for skill development in power sector: The first Center of Excellence (CoE) for skill development in power sector was inaugurated in the campus of National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) located at Gwal Pahari, Gurugram. Read more…
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Mahindra Group to train another five lakh youth in five years: Mahindra Group is going to train another five lakh youth under its various skills training initiative over the next five years in the domains of agriculture, healthcare, e-commerce, services and entrepreneurship in addition to technology.
Tata Strive collaborates with SKF India: Tata Strive has collaborated with SKF India to explore and develop skill development initiatives. SKF India and Tata STRIVE will jointly develop and deliver vocational training courses for unemployed and/or employed young people within their operational areas.
UNESCO announced the launch of the TVET reform project two: UNESCO in association with the European Union announced the launch of the TVET Reform Project 2. The TVET Reform Program aims to improve the effectiveness of the TVET system in Iraq by equipping youth and adults with the required skills.
ASDC collaborates with Google to train dealership personnel: ASDC and FADA have collaborated with Google to bridge the digital skill gap in the country’s auto dealership and build their capacity in the critical growth driver.
The Auto industry continues to look out for hiring: The Automotive industry of India continues to look out for hiring skilled and semi-skilled diploma holders from ITIs, polytechnics and even senior-secondary school pass-outs even after the 40-day festive season.
Industry-oriented courses for Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Sector: ASU has collaborated with NSDC to launch industry-oriented courses for Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Sector.
life skills programme for kids in Northeast: ADRA India has launched a life skills programme called “The Birds and Bees Talk” (BBT) for kids in Northeast with support from Reckitt Benckiser.
A platform for skilled mechanics or semi-skilled technician in the Automotive industry: GoMechanic, a startup aims to become a platform for skilled mechanics or semi-skilled technician or helpers to connect and interact or collaborate
Skill School for unemployed youths by ESL Steel Limited: ESL Steel Limited has launched skill schools to impart vocational training to unemployed youths. The minimum qualification required is Class 5 pass to pursue “Sewing Machine Operator” while Class 10 or ITI or Diploma to become a “Solar PV Installer”, informed the official.
Skill development news from the states
India’s first computer based test for All India Trade Exams for ITI students: Arunachal Pradesh has conducted India’s first ever computer based test for All India Trade Exams for ITI students. It was exclusively conducted for Arunachal Pradesh from 9th to 20th December 2020.
An airstrip to be constructed in Madhya Pradesh: Northern Coalfields Ltd is going to provide Rs. 17.3 crores of funding for the construction of an airstrip in Madhya Pradesh.
SIDAC got Centre of Excellence (CoE) Status from the government: The government of India has granted Centre of Excellence (CoE) Status to the State Institute for Development of Arts and Crafts (SIDAC).
Major initiatives to boost skill development in Punjab: The government of Punjab is taking many initiatives such as number of seats in government ITIs and many others to boost the skill development in the state.
AR-VR innovation lab to be established at IIT-Jodhpur: IIT-Jodhpur has collaborated with Samsung to establish AR-VR innovation lab. The lab has been established with an aim of skilling students with new technologies such as AR and VR to make them job-ready.
30,000 Telangana students to get free skills training by IBM: The government of Telangana has partnered with IBM India to provide free skills training to 30,000 Telangana students to enhance their technical and professional skills. IBM will work with TASK to offer a free digital education platform for the same.
18 lakh unskilled migrant workers to be trained in Uttar Pradesh: The government of Uttar Pradesh is going to provide skill training to the migrant workers to make them job ready. There are 18 lakh workers who are unskilled and require training to be brought into the mainstream.
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