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- The government has made it mandatory for all workers executing government contracts to must have official certification for their skills.
- The government of Haryana has directed all the training centres in the state to strictly follow all the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
- A skill development centre will be established at Dr B R Ambedkar University in Delhi to augment students’ skill and employability.
- By studying policy level intervention, private sector strategies, and public transport adoption plans, World Resources Institute India (WRI India) launched three reports tracking the evolution of the electric vehicle (EV) sector in India.
- Principals, policymakers and institutional heads discussed strategies for India’s transformation in the Educational Leaders Summit 2021 organized by ASSOCHAM India, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions, National Book Trust and KidZania.
- Germany will help Andhra Pradesh in skill development for which discussions were held between the state government and a delegation from Germany.
- To drive formality in the labour market and cut down govt expenditure on skill training, the government has urged all ministries and departments to hire only certified skilled workers for contract work.
- AICTE has collaborated with IBM to bridge students’ skills gap through the NEAT 2.0 platform.
Skill development news from the states
Top headlines of the week
- Arunachal Pradesh- A six-day Skill training for rural youth on Integrated Dairy Development was held at Boma with an aim to impart skill-based training to them.
- Arunachal Pradesh- A community-level skill development training under Jal Jeevan Mission started with an aim to impart skills to the villagers for routine maintenance of drinking water distribution assets.
- Kashmir- 5724 students from government degree colleges in Jammu and Kashmir will be getting industrial skill training by NIELIT.
- Punjab- A one-day training programme on “Preservation of fruits and vegetables” was organized by PAU.
- Tamil Nadu- Member of Parliament P R Natarajan has urged the union government to support the MSME units which are on the verge of collapse.
- Telangana- Under the collective collaboration of National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Akshara Spoorthy and National SC-ST Hub, a free Skill Development Training Program has been organised in Hyderabad.
- Telangana- The Japanese and Indian governments have jointly set up training centres to help youngsters learn the skills required for various industries in the State.
- Uttar Pradesh- The government of Uttar Pradesh is going to introduce Pravasi Rozgar Yojana in the state to provide livelihood and social security to the migrant workers.
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