Tag: Skill India

“PMKVY 3.0 launched in 600 centres, to train 8 lakh

With the objective of empowering India’s youth with employable skills, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas...

Microsoft-Nasscom tie up to skill 10 lakh students in AI

Microsoft and Nasscom Future Skills have collaborated to roll out an initiative that will equip about 10 lakh students with skills in artificial intelligence...

NSDC partners with TCS iON for digital classroom

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has collaborated with TCS iON, in an endeavour to provide continuous online learning to millions of students across...

HCL’s TechBee offers training, jobs to 12th pass students

The TechBee initiative from HCL, is a work-integrated higher-education programme, which contributes to the ‘Skill India’ mission of the Government. This early career programme...

TCS gearing to invest in iON’s global expansion plan

Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) is preparing to invest significantly in the expansion plans of its cloud-based learning solution, TCS iON. The cloud-based collaborative learning...

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.

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

How to motivate your team to excellence just by ‘being present’

Leadership presence, executive presence, boardroom presence — many leaders and business professionals spend a lot of time and effort on developing their ‘presence’. They...

Competing with Self

£62,000 for picking vegetables and fruits?

TH Clements and Son, a British firm that supplies fresh vegetables and fruits to supermarkets, is paying very attractive salaries to workers keen to...

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Flipkart launches ‘Flipkart Xtra’, will create 4000 part-time jobs in India

To create part-time opportunities in the country and meet the demands of the festive season coming ahead, Flipkart is launching a new service marketplace...

Black Google employee held by security staff

Google is making headlines for its weak commitment to inclusivity at the workplace. One of its Black employees has claimed that he was stopped...

Yet another DA hike for Central government staff?

Chances are that the festive season will bring more good news for Central government employees and pensioners. There is talk of a likely hike...

How about using social-media influencers to attract talent?

Social-media influencers are not just promoting brands on their pages these days, but also jobs. Companies which require talent in bulk, such as BPOs,...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...