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Skills Development Ministry to train youth and place them abroad

Indian youth will now be provided country-specific training programmes by the Skills Development Ministry to help them get jobs outside India. The initiative has...

Impact of trigger points on inter-ministerial skills development efforts

Well-intentioned efforts in developing countries often fail to achieve skilling goals due to ‘capability traps’, defined as ‘a dynamic in which governments constantly adopt...

Skill vouchers to make formal skill training accessible to youth

The Government plans to issue skill vouchers or skill wallets in a bid to incentivise the youth of India to undergo skill training as...

Skill India Mission struggles to meet target, two senior executives quit

Chief operation officer (COO) Jayant Krishna and chief programming officer (CPO) Vishal Sharma of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have quit, at a...

IBM India–NITI Aayog collaborate to skill students in new-age technology

IBM has collaborated with NITI Aayog to offer an internship programme to top- performing students selected by the Atal Innovation Mission. More than 40 high...

NSDC & deAsra Foundation to launch Entrepreneurship Support Programme

NSDC partners with deAsra Foundation to build capacity and strengthen the entrepreneurship support system for training providers.

Skill India empowers over 35 lakh women

The skill training and development initiatives are aimed at providing better livelihood, security and financial independence.

Skill India and Arvind Mills partner to train 20,000 youth by...

The training will target all youth in the age group of 18 to 35 years.

Skill India and Airbnb sign MoU to skill people in hospitality...

The MoU will empower micro-entrepreneurs from rural and undeserved areas to join the alternative accommodation sector and earn some livelihood by sharing their homes.

Skill India partners with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India...

The partnership aims to ensure compliance and transparency in the role of company secretaries in the corporate sector.

TSSC partners with Udacity India for skill development in the country

The MoU aims to provide better skilled professionals to meet India’s employment demands.

Now, Toyota to introduce Monozukuri and Kaizen Genchi Genbutsu practices to...

The Japanese government in association with Toyota Kirloskar will train 30,000 Indian engineers to enhance manufacturing skills.

PharmEasy to double its employee base in six months

The company plans to expand its talent pool to 500 from a current strength of 200, which is further expected to grow ten times over the next two years.

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