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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
MSDE and Tata launch first batch of Indian Institute of Skills, Mumbai: The first batch of training at the Tata-Indian Institute of Skills, Mumbai was launched at a virtual event. An early bird scholarship scheme of 75% has also been announced for the first 100 students/trainees. Read more…
1.2 lakh ITI students to benefit from a digitised e-learning module: Arround 1.2 lakh students in around 3,000 ITIs across the country can benefit from a digitised e-learning module via the Bharatskills portal. DGT-MSDE has partnered Microsoft and NASSCOM Foundation to provide the digital content. Read more…
Skill India undertakes special Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for workers: MSDE is conducting a Special RPL program under SANKALP for workers with the Department of Panchayati Raj (DoPR) in Chandauli and Varanasi. Read more…
LSSSDC partners PCI to boost employability skills of B. Pharmacy students in India: The partnership will offer integrated NSQF aligned Skill Packs/QP for B. Pharma VIII semester students as one of the elective subjects. These electives will be available for colleges starting January 2021 onwards. Read more…
Annual awards for skill training in rubber by RSDC: RSDC celebrated its 5th annual award ceremony in a virtual mode. Excellence achieved in different facets of the skilling ecosystem in the Rubber sector was recognised at RSDC Annual Awards 2020.
Entrepreneurship development scheme sees nearly 400% jump in trainees: The number of trainees entering the Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP) has seen a jump of 378 per cent this year so far.
AIFF partners Persona to provide BTEC International Level 3 sport qualification: AIFF has partnered with Persona to provide BTEC International Level 3 qualification which are designed to provide pathways into a career in sports.
Autonomous driving course in India by Skill-Lync: Skill-Lync has launched a special master’s course for autonomous driving which is a unique course designed to give students a hands-on approach to learn and develop model-based control strategies for driver-assist systems.
A workshop on ‘Implementation of Skill Courses and Vocational Training in Higher Education’: A day long workshop on ‘Implementation of Skill Courses and Vocational Training in Higher Education’ was organized by Government College for Women (GCW) to prepare skilled workforce and enable them avail employment opportunities in various sector.
CSC to offer cyber security, CAD, 3D printing courses to rural youth: CSC SPV will offer cyber security, CAD and 3D printing courses to rural youth in collaboration with French institute Ecole Superieure Robert de Sorbon in CSC Academy centres across India.
Skill development news from the states
All skill development institutes to be brought under one umbrella: All skill development institutes are to be brought under the umbrella of Naipunya Prakasam. A plan has been created to provide training to 1,886 candidates in the coming three months and 40 courses in 15 fields have been curated for the same.
Tata Group to upgrade 225 ITIs in Gujarat: Tata Group is going to upgrade 225 ITIs with an aim to bridge the demand-supply gap in Gujarat with an investment of over Rs 7,000 crore.
Jammu and Kashmir
Skill development training in embroidery work for women in Jammu and Kashmir: The government ITI Kathua is providing skill development training in phulkari embroidery and stitching work to several women. The government is also providing a stipend of Rs 2,000 monthly besides providing the necessary materials needed.
Bag making training by NTPC: The NTPC Talcher Kaniha is going to offer a training program on non-woven bag making to Women Self-Help Groups with the objective of empowering women with skill development.
Uttar Pradesh government to launch employment help desk: The government of Uttar Pradesh is going to launch employment help desks in every government department with an aim to set up employment generation in the state under Mission Rozgar.
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