Skill India

Khelo India; ECI’s National Elections Quiz tap youth for New ‘multi skilled’ India

winners of National Election Quiz 2018 being felicitated at hands of the first person of India, President Ram Nath Kovind.

Skill India of future New India depends on the youth’s ability and one of the best ways to catch them young is to get them engaged into meaningful initiatives. The recent National Elections Quiz 2018 and Khelo India campaign did just that right! Clocking participation of 13.63 lakh students from 38,000 schools, the National Elections Quiz 2018 , organised by the Election Commission of India ...

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Mega Tourism & Hospitality Job Fair in Delhi on 19th January 2018

Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council

Under the aegis of the National Skill Development Corporation under the ageis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, the Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council is conducting a Mega Job Fair on 19th January 2018 on Friday, from 8:30 am onwards) for career opportunities in tourism and hospitality sector inside the campus of Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology (Venue Partners), G-8 Area, Rajouri Garden. ...

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Road Transport & Highways Ministry to skill over 1 Lakh workmen by June 2018

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari post distributing  certificates for skill development to workers from highways construction sector, at a function, in New Delhi on December 22, 2017 along with Dharmendra Pradhan and Mansukh L. Mandaviya among others.

Nearly 2800 workers from the states of Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Bihar and Odisha have been trained in World Bank funded projects in the trades of masonry, bar-bending and shuttering over a span of four months, as part of a skill development initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. Over 300 workers from among them received certificates from ...

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Airbnb now enters MoU with NSDC and THSC post Maharastra to skill 50000 micro entrepreneurs in hospitality

A tripartite MoU signed between NSDC, Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council and Airbnb to Upskill Hospitality Entrepreneurs in the presence of the The Union Skill Development & Entrepreneurship,  Dharmendra Pradhan, in New Delhi on November 28, 2017.

According to a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council (THSC) with Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company will provide hospitality skills training to hospitality micro-entrepreneurs in India. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan said, “We believe that this partnership will help to ...

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs sign MoU with UrbanClap to boost job prospects of skilled urban poor under DAY-NULM

Man in Action- The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Hardeep Singh Puri participating in the Shramdan, under the “Swachhata hi Sewa” Abhiyan, in New Delhi on September 24, 2017 (File Picture).

A digital Start-Up- Urban Clap has entered into an MoU with Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MUHA)  sign MoU to enhance job chances with assured incomes for urban poor skilled under DAY-NULM with minimum guarantee of Rs.15,000-25,000 per month in 16 cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad among 16 cities covered initially. MUHA roped in a ...

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Healthcare sector and Skill Development in youth crucial for India’s progress: Vice President

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurating the Smart City Skill Development Centre, at Swarna Bharat Trust Campus, in Hyderabad on October 26, 2017. 
The Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali, the Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs, Telangana, T. Harish Rao and the Minister for Health and Medical Education, Andhra Pradesh, Kamineni Srinivas are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Healthcare sector and Skill Development in youth crucial for India’s progress. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating a Medical Camp in association with Star and Rainb ow Hospitals and two Skill Development facilities – CCTV Network Management and Optic Fiber Technician courses in association with L&T Smart ...

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New India, Skill India hogs limelight at 48th conference of Governors 

Pic showing President of India with dignitaries at 48th Conference of Governors concluded at Rashtrapati Bhavan

In India federal structure, Governors had been earmarked a very important role! The Conference of Governors as a tradition is almost as old as Independence. The first Conference of Governors was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in 1949, which was presided over by C. Rajagopalachari, Governor General of India. Since then, 48 such Conferences have been organised in Rashtrapati Bhavan, including the one ...

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Modi Government approves World Bank backed SANKALP & STRIVE Schemes to boost Skill India Mission

National Skill Development Mission is among top of Modi Government's priority list. File Picture: The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu at an event to lay the foundation stone for the Regional Vocational Training Institute, in Hyderabad on September 16, 2017.  The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, the Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana,  Mohammad Mahmood Ali, the Minister of Home, Labour and Employment, Government of Telangana,  Naini Narsimha Reddy and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved two new World Bank supported schemes of Rs. 6,655 crore – Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE). SANKALP is Rs 4,455 crore Centrally sponsored scheme including Rs. 3,300 crore loan support from World Bank ...

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WCD eyes sports as means of empowering girl child on International Day of the Girl Child

The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi along with the Sportspersons and now Rajya Sabha Member Sachin Tendulkar, Mithali Raj, Raspreet Sidhu, Ragini Sharma, Mana Mandlekar, on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, organised by the Ministry of WCD in collaboration with UNICEF India, in New Delhi on October 11, 2017.

On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, the Ministry of Women and Child Development and UNICEF together organised a panel discussion on The Role of Sports in the Empowerment of Girls in New Delhi on 11 October 2017. A power-packed sports team comprising of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Women’s cricket team captain Mitali Raj, ...

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Skill India to reap demographic dividend, NGOs can play key role in spreading vocational training: VP

NGOs and voluntary bodies must step and partner Skill India  initiative to meet the growing requirement of vocational training and enable youth to find gainful employment or become entrepreneurs, conveyed The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering after giving away ‘Rashtra Sewa Awards’, organised by Krishna Foundation, in New Delhi on October 07, 2017.

A new India that ahead in sustainable economic development, free from hunger with people relishing healthy live spans requires a lot of collective work, where non governmental organisation (NGOs) have to play an equally important a role as is expected from the public sector.  According to Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu even 70 years after Independence, the country is ...

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India’s demographic advantage calls for advancing reforms in Elderly care 

Theme for Older Persons Day in 2017- Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society

India with its young manpower is determined to reap the demographic dividend. Skill India and several other initiatives are to make India a global hub for meeting its manpower requirements. But, three decades down the line, when this young workforce age, the country will have challenges of different nature. Time is now that India advancing reforms for Elderly care need ...

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ITDC takes Skill India initiative Hunar se Rozgar to Tihar inmates

ITDC leveraging the power of knowledge and skill to help give life of Tihar inmates a chance to earn back respect in the society

Taking Skill India initiative a level ahead to give an earnest chance to people gone astray a chance to return to mainstream society as responsible citizens, India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India is making a collaborating effort with Tihar Jail to train inmates under “Hunar se ...

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