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National Skill Plan to be ready by March next year

National Skill Plan to be ready by March next year

Having accorded top priority to skill development, the government now aims to impart skills to around 40 crore people by 2022 for which it will formulate a national plan by March next year.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner meets PM Narendra Modi

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner meets PM Narendra Modi

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner met PM Narendra Modi and discussed skill development and job opportunities for youths.

Employment growth has slowed down in last 3 years: Govt

Employment growth has slowed down in last 3 years: Govt

Employment growth has shown signs of slowdown in key labour-intensive and export-oriented sectors, despite GDP growth of up to 7.6 percent in the last three years, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

17.93 lakh candidates trained under PMKVY as on July 18

About 18 lakh candidates have been enrolled and 17.93 lakh have been trained as on July 18 under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY), Parliament was informed Thursday.

 

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

HRD Minister Smriti Irani said her ministry has initiated provisions to assist differently-abled students.

Shocking! 'More than 80% engineering graduates in India unemployable'

Shocking! 'More than 80% engineering graduates in India unemployable'

There seems to be a significant skill gap in the country as 80 percent of the B Techs are “unemployable”, says a report, highlighting the need for an upgraded education and training system.

Will skill training help curb madrasa influence?

Will skill training help curb madrasa influence?

Four madrasas will carry out projects for skill training for 1,200 students.

DNA: India and Germany sign 18 MoUs for cooperation

India and Germany on 5 October 2015 signed 18 MoUs in various sector including renewable energy, skill development and culture. The MoUs were signed at the end of third Indo-German Inter-governmental Consultations in New Delhi.

Merkel visit: India, Germany ink 18 MoUs

Merkel visit: India, Germany ink 18 MoUs

Germany and India stepped up bilateral cooperation in a range of key areas including energy and skill development and entered into 18 MoUs

 

 

Skill development scheme for madrasa students to be launched today

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will on Monday in Patna jointly launch the first pilot project as part of a skill development programme for madrasa students.

Chief ministers' sub-group on skill development to file report in 15 days

The sub-group of chief ministers on skill development will submit its final report to the Prime Minister's Office within 15 days, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said.

Punjab focuses on bridging skill gap

The state government is all set to give a big push to 'Skill Punjab' to meet human resource requirement of upcoming industries and to ensure they were fully prepared to meet the global competition.

We can be world`s human resource capital: PM Modi at 'Skill India' Mission launch

Asserting that there is no reason for unemployment and poverty in the country, PM said "the foremost priority of the government is to create jobs.

PM Modi launches Skill India Campaign; govt to train 40 crore youngsters by 2022

The government has set a target of skilling 40.2 crore people by 2022, and the initiatives are aimed at realising this objective.

'Arunachal budget to lay thrust on employment generation and skill development'

 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Sunday said the state budget to be tabled in the Assembly on July 15 next, is going to be a path breaking one with main thrust on employment generation and skill development for the unemployed youths.

Modi to launch National Skill Mission on Jul 15

Modi to launch National Skill Mission on Jul 15

As part of government's efforts to create a large pool of skilled workforce required to sustain 'Make in India' initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 15 will launch the National Skill Development Mission.

Afghan refugees in India getting skill development training

Afghan refugees living in New Delhi are getting skill development training through the Anudip Foundation, which is an implementing partner with United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).

Govt clears policy for skill development, entrepreneurship

Government on Thursday said it has approved the first integrated national policy for developing skills and promoting entrepreneurship at a large scale with speed and quality.

Centre to bring four labour codes to protect workers

The NDA Government is bringing in different initiatives like Universal Account Number (UAN), skill development, among others, for the benefit of workers, the Minister maintained.

ADB to increase India lending to $12 bn by 2018

ADB to increase India lending to $12 bn by 2018

Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao on Tuesday said the bank is looking to increase exposure in India, especially in infrastructure, skill development and urban services, and proposes to increase lending to the country by almost half to $12 billion by 2018.