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.

Blue Collar, Silver Mark

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.

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

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

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.

Prez wants varsities to promote skill development

President Pratibha Patil asked universities to promote skill development apart from providing education.

Sibal moots skill development course in agriculture in high schools

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday
mooted introducing a skill development course in agriculture
at higher secondary level to equip the youth for employment.

India to help in skill development of Afghanistan

Recognising capacity building
as a key element in rebuilding of Afghanistan, India will help
the war-torn country in skill development programme and
employment generation initiatives under a pact signed today.

More than 2.4 lakh imparted skill development training: Govt

The government`s Skill
Development Initiative to give vocational training to 10 lakh
people in the next five years has taken off well and close to
two and a half lakh people have been trained so far under the
scheme.