News Bytes from NSN – Quick updates on skill development and Vocational Training


Here are some News Bytes covering various happenings and updates in the industry, government and other stakeholders in the skilling and VET space. This also includes business and job opportunities from government and private organizations. The News Bytes curated and adapted from various sources* with the sole objective of keeping our readers informed about the evolving skills industry in India and how they can be a part of it.

ESSCI signs MoU with APSSDC in Andhra Pradesh

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) and Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) for implementing skill development training programmes for unemployed youth of Andhra Pradesh.

ITI students to benefit from virtual classrooms in hill stations

ITI students in hill stations across Tamil Nadu will now be able to receive classes from experienced teachers from ITIs in major cities, thanks to virtual classrooms (VCR) set up in the centres.

Skill development News Bytes from NSNAPSSDC and AISECT come together to impart skill development training

AISECT has partnered with AP State Skill Development Corporation to imaprt training in skill development to 270 candidates from Backward Classes.

The Andhra Pradesh government has allocated 300 crores for skill development

Agriculture Minister of AP state government has allocated Rs.300 crore to the AP State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to provide skills to the jobless.

MOU signed for developing skills and vocational education between Punjab and Belarus

The Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Technical Education and Industrial Training of the state of Punjab signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Skill Development and Vocational Education.

Under the SURYA scheme 14,100 enrolled in Haryana for skill training

In Haryana, a total of 14,100 candidates were enrolled in SURYA, 4381 candidates were enrolled in Saksham Yuva and 7,366 were enrolled in Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana for skill development during the financial year 2018-19 till September. In addition to this 467 number of candidates were enrolled in Driver Training Scheme to impart trainings under various skill courses.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s conducts the National Skill Championship 2018 called the “Challenge the Impossible” In Bangalore

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), with its continuous efforts towards developing skilled workforce across its dealer network in the country, recently conducted the ‘National Skill Championship 2018. This is an annual initiative for dealer personnel, serving as a platform to reward exceptional sales and service skills and highlights best practices setting advanced skill standards in the industry.

A Multi skill development centre opened in Assam

A Multi Skill Development Centre was launched under the initiative of Indian in Assam which received an overwhelming response from the locals in Tinsukia District. This project has been aligned with the PMKVY with the aim of providing skill development training to the youth in the area with Indianeers Media Pvt Ltd as the Training Partner.

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