The latest edition of NSN weekly newsbytes focuses on the IndiGlobal Bharat Summit 2023 oragnised by the government of Assam. Along with the summit, this edition of our newsbytes also includes updates from the government, industry, academia, and other stakeholders in the skilling ecosystem.
In addition to keeping you informed about the industry, the skill development news overview may be able to help you with lead generation and business opportunities.
Here we go with the latest edition of NSN weekly newsbytes,
The Government of Assam is organising a two-day event IndiGlobal Bharat Summit 2023 in association with IndiGlobal Media Network and IIT Guwahati at IIT Guwahati on the 27th and 28th of February.
On this occasion, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Honorable Chief Minister of Assam shared his message inviting various stakeholders from the government, industry and academia.
Through this, the Government of Assam wants to establish effective collaborations between the government, industry and academia in the sectors like education, skill development, health, and tourism, among others.
To watch the the message from Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Honorable Chief Minister of Assam , Click here…
Skill development news from the government
- A seminar on “Building Capacities through Skill Training and a New Generation of Entrepreneurs in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Partner Nations towards the Usage Setup of Digital IT Platforms” Read more
- The Indian Army announced on February 16 that it had modified the criteria for Agniveer, including pre-skilled youth and ITI/Polytechnic graduates to the technical category.
- CSC Academy and NIELIT have signed an MoU to collaboratively develop and implement initiatives to enhance digital literacy and create job opportunities for India’s youth.
Skill development news from the industry
- Microsoft and Shell have collaborated to impart digital skills to students in vocational education institutions on February 15, 2023.
- Digital connectivity infrastructure ought to be part of building plans alongside essential elements like water supply, electricity, and fire safety, as recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai).
- National Skill Development Corporation is recognized (NSDC) as Edutech-Skill Development Company of the Year at 21st Global edition and 6th India edition of ET Ascent Business Leader of the Year Awards 2023.
- To support 2,553 youths from remote locations in India, especially Maharashtra, build their skills in healthcare and support their livelihoods, SAMRIDH Healthcare Blended Financing Facility partnered with Skill Tree.
- To boost entrepreneurial skills and offer training to candidates taking the IC38 exam conducted by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, NSDC partnered with HDFC Life.
- India ranks first in AI skill penetration and talent concentration, and fifth in AI scientific publications, according to a latest NASSCOM report.
- According to a new research report by Amazon Web Services (AWS), workers in India who use advanced digital skills, such as cloud architecture or software development, contributed an estimated 10.9 trillion to India’s annual GDP.
- To scale the adoption of degree apprenticeships and work-based learning in India, TeamLease Degree Apprenticeship has formed a partnership with the Swiss-based Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN Global).
- Becton Dickinson (BD) India collaborated with the HOPE Foundation to upskill youth in East Delhi in Tally and nursing assistants.
Skill development news from the ITIs
- The government would provide Rs. 2,500 to every girl who enrols in one of its industrial training institutes and has a annual family income of up to Rs. 3 lakhs.
- 150 ITIs are up for upgrading as a result of investment proposals of Rs 33.5 crore that Uttar Pradesh has received, with the objective of generating around 90 lakh jobs.
- Jubilant Bhartia Foundation launched the Wementorship project with the aim of providing 120 girls from nearby ITIs mentorship and training in workplace skills.
- In order to improve and modernise 150 government-owned Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across 75 districts, Tata Technologies signed a MoA with the Uttar Pradesh government.
Skill development news from the academia
- A digital university would be established in India, according to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in an effort to significantly reduce the cost of higher and skill education across the country.
- To promote industry-academia collaboration and develop a purpose-oriented engagement with the industry, Sharda University partnered with the Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP) and established a Skill Development Centre at Greater Noida.
- To bring uniformity among school boards, India’s first national assessment regulator, PARAKH, will concentrate on setting up norms, standards, and guidelines for student assessment and evaluation for all recognised school boards across the country.
Also read: NSN Weekly newsbytes on skills, education and training-21022023 https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/nsn-weekly-newsbytes-on-skills-education-and-training-21022023/
Skill development news from the States/UTs
- Haryana: 250 crores of the Haryana budget for 2023–24 have been set aside to provide two lakh unemployed youth with specialised training and courses in the next fiscal.
- Nagaland: NU SASRD establishes the Department of Vocational Studies and Skill Development to meet the region’s and country’s demand for skilled manpower.
- Rajasthan: The Rajasthan government has decided to focus more on providing opportunities for employment and skill development to the youth, among other things.
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