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3,000 UP youths get job offers at Skill India's 'Rozgar Mela'

The Skill India's 'Rozgar Mela' gave an opportunity to job seekers of Lucknow to learn more about potential employers and various employment opportunities available.

Oct 29, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Malaysian state keen to collaborate with India on biotech, ICT

Prabhu conveyed India's interest in mutual cooperation in areas such as biotechnology, agriculture and disease control, the statement added.

Sep 30, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Most Indian professionals welcome automation in jobs: Survey

Despite market reports of the fear around automation taking over jobs, a majority of the professionals surveyed were optimistic about retaining their employment.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Govt seeks suggestions to formulate new industrial policy

The government has sought suggestions from stakeholders to formulate a new industrial policy to promote manufacturing and job creation in the country.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Govt working on new industrial policy

The government is working on a new industrial policy with a view to promoting and developing frontier technologies, innovation and enhancing competitiveness of domestic products.

Jun 13, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Skill India trains, places first batch of candidates from Bru Tribes in Tripura

The event was graced by M Nagaraju (IAS, Principal Secretary, Government of Tripura, Industries and Commerce Department (Skill Development) distributed offer letters to the first batch of 60 trainees of Bru Tribes at a placement ceremony in Tripura.

May 11, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Jobs elusive as India clings to fastest-growing economy tag

It`s been two years since India emerged as the world`s fastest-growing major economy, but the rapid expansion has done little to improve the lot of Ashok Kumar. 

Sep 02, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

Skilling of ex-servicemen lags badly: CAG

 The government might have launched a Skill India mission with much fanfare but a defence ministry scheme to train ex-servicemen for a second career has failed to fulfill its objectives with no new initiatives introduced in the last 10 years, an audit report says.

Aug 02, 2016, 13:34 PM IST

Swachh Bharat, Skill India 'transformative' schemes: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday hailed the Narendra Modi government's initiatives like Digital India, Swachh Bharat and Skill India as "transformative in nature".

Jul 24, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

India's foreign policy change opens new avenues for businesses

Washington: Change in India's foreign policy has not only opened up "new avenues" for Indian businesses globally, but also allowed them to shed the earlier "defensive outlook", a leading Indian trade body has said.

Jun 07, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

Skill India Mission: Kaushal Bharat Kushal Bharat

India will develop in real terms only when its social indicators point to reduction in poverty and improvements in living standards.

Jun 01, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

WATCH: Poignant 'Skill India' ad featuring Sachin Tendulkar that everyone is talking about

In the touching ad, Sachin can be seen explaining to a carpenter that skills - be it at cricket or carpentry -  are equally important.

Apr 16, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

MIT of Boston may associate with India's flagship programmes

A discussion in this regard took place when MIT President Rafael Reif called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday.  

Jan 28, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 24, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Sorry state of affairs: India has 75000 educated beggars

The Census 2011 data on 'Non-workers by main activity and education level' released earlier this week has revealed that India has over 3 lakh beggars of whom 21 percent are literate.

Dec 30, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Key schemes launched by Narendra Modi in 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched MUDRA Bank (Micro Units Development Refinance Agency) in April to boost funding of small businesses which are the catalysts of employment in the country.

Dec 16, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Post-Bihar, industry wants Centre to focus on reforms

 Pledging its support to big-ticket investments in Bihar following the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance's thumping victory, India Inc today sought a renewed focus by the Modi government at Centre on economic reforms.

Nov 08, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

BJYM to spread awareness about PM's five key initiatives in Rajasthan

 Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in Rajasthan has decided to organise special campaign to popularise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five key initiatives including Swachch Bharat Abhiyan and Skill India.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

World Skills 2015: Manish Sisodia holds discussions with education ministries of various countries

The Delhi government has initiated a dialogue with education ministries of Finland, Brazil, UK and Germany with an aim to adopt the best practises and systems in setting up of skill university in the national capital.

Aug 14, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

Skill India to support industry, economy growth: India Inc

Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman of Microsoft India said: "The launch of Skill India Mission today marks a renewed effort to capitalise on India's demographic dividend and create a large pool of skilled workforce in India.

Jul 15, 2015, 23:34 PM IST