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India, Iran partners for skill development

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 22:54

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:37

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

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 13:42

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

Govt clears National Skills Qualifications Framework

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 23:20

The government on Thursday cleared the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NQF) which offers vocational qualifications according to levels of learning, skills and aptitude.

Illiterate youth to be covered under SDA scheme in Himachal

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 20:46

The illiterate youth of the state would now be able to reap benefits of the ambitious Skill Development Allowance Scheme in selected trades for upgrading their skills, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday.

Meghalaya launches massive skill development programme for youth

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 14:01

Meghalaya is embarking on a skill development programme covering 196,000 youths to stem burgeoning unemployment and unemployability in this mountainous northeastern state.

Blue Collar, Silver Mark

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 16:45

National Skill Development Corporation CEO and MD Dilip Chenoy faces the daunting task of training 150 million by 2022. In a chat with Uma Keni Prabhu, he decodes his blueprint of creating a sustainable skills development ecosystem.

41 applicants approved for Skill Development Allowance in HP

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 21:45

Himachal Pradesh government has so far approved 41 unemployed youths for grant of allowance of Rs 1,000 per month under its Skill Development Allowance scheme.

Government sets-up autonomous body for skills development

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 17:46

The NSDA will subsume the Prime Minister's National Council on Skill Development (PMNCSD) and the National Skill Development Coordination Board (NSDCB), said an official statement.

1,000 cr in Budget for skill development of 10 lakh youth

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 20:31

The Union Budget for 2013-14 has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for the skill development of 10 lakh youth through the National skills Development Corporation.

President stresses on large scale skill development of youth

Last Updated: Sunday, November 11, 2012, 16:50

Observing that access to elementary education would be a focus area in the 12th Plan, President Pranab Mukherjee said equal attention should be also provided to skill development of youth in large scale.

Vocational training for youth of Naxal-hit states

Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 10:26

The Centre will launch a special skill development programme to facilitate employment of youths belonging to Naxal-affected states in corporate sectors.