Tag: Skilling

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.

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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‘People wellness framework’ introduced by Khaitan & Co.

Khaitan & Co, the Indian full-service law firm, has announced the release of its People Wellbeing Framework in view of the tremendous hardships and...

Reliance Industries is paying out bonuses to 2 lakh employees

Reliance Industries(RIL) has announced a bonus or variable payout for its two lakh employees for the fiscal year 2021. It announced the decision on...

L’Oreal elevates Atul Gaur to regional HR director, consumer products

Atul Gaur has taken on new responsibilities as HR director, consumer products, at L’Oreal. In his new role, he will head HR for L’Oreal’s...

SpiceJet defers 50% of April salary for staff

SpiceJet has deferred up to 50 per cent of the salary of a major part of its workforce, for the month of April, affecting...

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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...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...