Tag: Skilling

MSDE, UN Women to collaborate to advance gender equality in skill...

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, as part of its efforts to take proactive measures to create a safe workplace for women, has partnered...

HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

Flipkart launches initiative to create supply-chain operations talent pool

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has entered into an agreement with the Bihar State Skill Development Mission to help create a pool of skilled...

Clover Infotech to hire, train 2500 freshers

Clover Infotech, the IT services and consulting company, plans to hire 2500 freshers, to be able to cater to the increasing demand for trained...

“Engage more apprentices”: MSDE to CPSEs

With the objective of engaging over 10 lakh apprentices over the next one year, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) organised a...

YES Foundation, FUEL collaborate to skill disadvantaged youth

YES Foundation and Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL) have come together to launch a future skills training programme for disadvantaged youth and make...

ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen invites applications for its mechatronics programme

ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India (ŠAVWIPL), the Indian entity that represents and manages five brands — SKODA Auto, Volkswagen, AUDI, Porsche and Lamborghini — is...

Improvement in formal skill training across the country: Economic Survey 2021

The Economic Survey 2020-21 was tabled in the Parliament on January 29. According to the report, there was significant improvement in formal skill training...

Budget 2021: What HR wants

A new year is here and along with it comes the season of the Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget...

“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...

Flipkart launches centre of excellence, to skill unemployed for logistics sector

Flipkart has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in collaboration with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and...

Mahindra Pride Schools to skill 1 mn under-resourced youth by 2025

Mahindra Group’s Mahindra Pride Schools & Classrooms, SMART Academy, SMART Plus and Surya Mitra are some of its skilling initiatives through which it has...

Randstad Skilling Academy launched by NIIT and Randstad India

National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), a global skills and talent development company, has partnered with Randstad India, a leading HR-service platform to launch...

Dell, NSDC, American India Foundation tie up to skill 100,000 students

Dell Technologies, American India Foundation (AIF), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the University of Mumbai have come together to launch the ‘Project Future...

IBM and NSDC to offer free digital skills training

Information technology major, IBM, and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have come together to offer a free digital education platform. As per the arrangement...

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

Talent500 partners with Coding Ninjas to create employment opportunities in the...

Talent500 by ANSR, the exclusive talent acquisition partner for Fortune 500 companies in India, has announced its partnerships with Coding Ninjas, India’s premier Edu-tech...

Apprenticeships take centre stage in building human capital

With 35% Indian graduates unemployed and an average of 25 million Indian youths illiterate, the Centre and State government together with its allied bodies...

Evaluating industrial training institutes – What’s the true picture?

Of the nearly 15,000 ITIs, 84% are privately run. The 2017 Annual Report of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) estimates that...

Employer-Youth mismatch at the recruitment stage – How apprenticeships can help

Employability rates among college graduates languish under 50% dropping to 30% in disciplines such as commerce and arts. Equally alarming, an astonishing 80% of India’s total...

Skilling rural India – Challenges and opportunities

The National Youth Policy 2014 defines ‘youth’ as persons between the ages of 15-29 years. Rural male and female youth unemployment rates were 17.4...

Are industrial training institutes up to the Job?

Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in India are a major pipeline for skills-based and vocational training. From 59 institutions in 1956, there are now 15,042 ITIs (as...

Why Tata Motors is working towards skilling 40,000 people in next...

The Company realises that the youth need to have the right skills to be able to take advantage of the large-scale employment opportunities in the automotive sector  

NASSCOM and IFIM partner to train 10000 students in analytics

The ‘train the trainer’ programme will run courses to increase employability of the people.

Google partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to train 1.3 lakh developers...

Over a lakh scholarships will be given to help developers enhance their skills and employability in emerging technologies.

Facebook launches digital and startup training hubs in India

These online training hubs are aimed at training half a million people by 2020.

SEWA Academy plans to train and skill 10000 women in a...

Most of the women trained by SEWA join the informal sector, with the biggest employer being the garment industry.

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.

‘Accenture Future Talent Platform’ launched to develop IT workforce

The platform connects learning services and curricula, allowing employees to learn continuously without the traditional training schedule.

Haryana Government to engage 15000 apprentices

These apprentices will be eligible for a stipend too.

World Bank gives $250 million for skill development in India

According to estimates, in six years, at least 8.8 million youth will be trained and have relevant skills for decent employment opportunities.

HDFC Bank launches centre for training and counselling of youth

The bank has partnered with different organizations to provide counselling services and training. 

Industry-academia partnership can bridge India’s skill gaps: IBM study

More than half the surveyed professionals feel that a strong connect between industry and academia is still missing.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Upgrading skills will be focus of Kerala’s draft industrial policy

With the aim of creating jobs and retaining talent, Kerala has unveiled its draft industrial policy. The focus of the Policy is on upgrading...

Change of guard in Adani’s HR leadership

Jayant Kumar has taken charge as the new CHRO for ACC and Ambuja Cement, which is now part of the Adani Group of companies....

Infosys launches digital centre, to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary

Over the next two years, Infosys plans to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary, Canada. This is double the number the Company had originally promised....

WHO/ILO roll out policy brief on workplace mental health

A policy brief has been jointly published by the World Health Organsiation (WHO) and the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) about the need to address...

DIALOGUE

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...