Army personnel to be utilised to impart skill, training

In its bid to boost skill development, government is working to use thousands of Army personnel retiring every year at a relatively young age as trainers and entrepreneurs, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Govt brings ITI's under Skill Development Ministry

Minister of State for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday said that the government has taken a decision to transfer the Training and Apprenticeship verticals of the Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGET) from the Labour Ministry to his ministry

Consultations on skill development varsity in process : Rudy

 The Centre is taking efforts to come up with a legislation to set up a Skill Development University and holding consultations with state governments and other stakeholders in this regard, Union Minister of State for Skill Development, Rajiv Pratap Rudy said here on Friday.

India a key engine of global growth; see Germany as preferred partner: PM Modi
India a key engine of global growth; see Germany as preferred partner: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, currently in Germany for the second leg of his three-nation tour, said that his government aims to completely eliminate poverty from the country and propel Indians into a life of purpose and dignity within a generation, adding that it views development as an 'article of faith'.

Unskilled workers not to be allowed to take up foreign jobs

With a significant number of unskilled Indian workers facing trouble and legal action abroad, government on Friday said it has decided not to allow people without skill certificates to leave the country for overseas employment.

Kejriwal seeks German help for skill development

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday sought Germany's cooperation in harnessing renewable sources of energy and in promoting skill development.

Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour
Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour

Revamping the agriculture sector and modifying labour laws are a few measures that could help the informal employment sector in Maharashtra.

Skilled youth can make population India's strength: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Saturday said that with skill development among the youth, the ever-growing population of the country would become an asset.

PM Modi to review govt's skill development initiatives today

Keen to empower the country's youth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday review the skill development initiatives of the government at a high-level meeting at his residence. 

National policy on skill development in three months: Rudy

 Expressing concern over the "low number" of skilled workforce in the country, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday said the Centre would announce a national policy on skill development in three months.

CII Summit explores potential India-Israel partnerships

At a recent CII summit, academia, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs discussed the need for synergy to explore potential India-Israel partnerships.

Haryana to launch rural scheme on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary

With a view to ensure direct participation of youth in rural development, a scheme will be launched in Haryana on January 12 to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Two skill development programmes for assured placements: Govt

New Delhi Government is running two skill development programmes for rural unemployed youth under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) with assured jobs, including placements abroad, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Skill development scheme for 100% jobs for minorities: Govt

A special skill development programme for minorities has been launched by the government with an aim to provide jobs to all of them who undergo it, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Govt to set up advanced training institutes

The Government plans to set up advanced training institutes under the Craft Instructor Training Scheme on pilot basis through PPP mode, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Punjab govt to give skill development training to 1 lakh youths every year

 The Punjab government has planned to provide skill development training to one lakh youths every year to meet demand for skilled manpower from the industrial sector, state Technical Education Minister Madan Mohan Mittal said today.

NSDC to support Andhra in skill development

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said he wanted the state to set an example as a skill and knowledge hub in the country.

India, Iran partners for skill development

India`s state-run National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Sunday signed an agreement with Iran`s Technical and Vocational Training Organisation (TVTO) to jointly collaborate in skill development.

Skill development to be given priority, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will stress on skill development so that a trained workforce can galvanise the economy, even as trade unions urged him not allow FDI in defence, railways and retail.

Youth should be empowered by skill development: Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has directed officials to provide skill training to youths in a more effective manner.