Skill India

India Inc commits to influence more companies to become champions of includability

India Inc and inclusive opportunities for PWDs

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) launched a unique and first of its kind, India Business Disability Network (IBDN) at the National Conference on ‘Mainstreaming Inclusivity & Accessibility – Enabling Industry’ in Delhi on 21st January 2019. The IBDN, being set-up in partnership with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Employers’ Federation of India (EFI), is a National Business Disability ...

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iGOT, Course on Administrative Laws and RTI Portal on Judgments to empower governance in digital India

Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh launched the iGOT (Integrated Government Online Training Programme) developed by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, on 20 December 2018. It will augment the existing training mechanism with online module-based training ...

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Maruti Suzuki pitches in as part of “Champion Employers” policy to skill 5000 of Rural Youth

Skill Development- Skill Development Under Deendayal upadhyaya grameen kaushalya yojana (Ddu-Gky)

There are several challenges that are preventing India’s rural poor from competing such as the lack of formal education and employability skills. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), a the flagship placement linked skill-training programme under the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD)- bridges this gap by funding training projects with an emphasis on placement, retention, career progression and foreign placement. The mission ...

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Global average of contribution of women to GDP is twice as in India

Women Entrepreneurship Platform Conclave

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has appealed to all political parties to arrive at a consensus and ensure the passage of Women’s Reservation Bill for providing reservation to women in the Parliament and state legislatures. He pointed out that reservation of seats for women in Panchayats and Municipalities has proved to be successful. He was addressing the ...

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lndia Post creates e-market to support rural artisans, SHG’s, women entrepreneurs and online retailers

lndiaPost ventures into new arena of e-market place . Seen in picture is The Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Manoj Sinha with the recipients of the “Deendayal SPARSH Yojana” Scholarship Awards, at a function, in New Delhi on December 14, 2018. The Secretary (Post), Ananta Narayan Nanda is also seen.

Minister of State for Communications (lndependent Charge), Manoj Sinha on 14 December 2018 launched the e-Commerce Portal of the Department of Posts (DoP). The Portal will provide an e-Market place to sellers especially to rural artisans / self-help groups / women entrepreneurs / State and Central PSUs / Autonomous Bodies etc. to sell their products to buyers across the Country. The ...

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Start-ups and MSMEs set to debut on Government e-Market (GeM) soon

National Mission on GeM

The Government e-Market (GeM) and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) are in the process of developing a PoC (Proof of Concept) corner for start-ups and will soon be able to onboard start-ups on the GeM platform. This will be a launch pad for start-ups in the country to access government market and give them a chance to sell ...

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Multi-disciplinary training centre of KVIC at Gandhi Darshan to skill potential entrepreneurs

Giriraj Singh - MSME

Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(I/C), Giriraj Singh inaugurated a Multi-Disciplinary Training Centre (MTDC) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat in New Delhi on 13 December 2018. Samadhan is an industrial training institute set up on PPP mode with the MSME Ministry, to provide comprehensive industry and business related guidance and ...

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New India needs education system based on innovation, life skills and inclusion: Dr Swaroop Sampat Rawal

Dr Swaroop Sampat Rawal- contribution to education and inclusion

New India, experts believe, will need overhaul of its education system. In an exclusive interaction with PWi, Dr. Swaroop Sampat-Rawal shared her insights into the reforms Indian education system need to be transformed into a system based on innovation, life skills and inclusion. Former Miss India and Bollywood superstar, Dr Swaroop Sampat-Rawal has been recently conferred an Honorary Doctorate from the University ...

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National Commission for Women to support livelihood programmes in Northeast

National Commission for Women

National Commission for Women (NCW) will support Northeast livelihood programmes for women, particularly for those in younger age group, through Skill development and Specialised training, which can enable them to earn their living and also empower them as individuals. This was discussed at a meeting between Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, ...

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National Action Plan for Skill Development to impart skill training to 25 lakh persons with disabilities by 2022: Vice President @ National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu with the Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), at an event to present the National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in New Delhi on December 03, 2018. The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the Ministers of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale,  Vijay Sampla, Krishan Pal and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that people with special needs require empathy and not sympathy. He was addressing the gathering after presenting the 72 National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, on 3rd December 2018. The Union Minister for Social Justice and ...

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Need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system: Vice President

higher education system in India

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu stressed on the need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system in tune with the requirements 21st century. While launching Krea University, on 18 November 2018, he underscored those institutes of eminence must aim to ensure all round development of an individual apart from imparting quality education. The Vice President said ...

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Innovation in farming need of the hour – Suresh Prabhu

New Farm realities

Countries across the world are facing threat of climate change and there is an urgent need for innovation in agriculture, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking at an international conference and awards function for innovations by agri startups in New Delhi on 16 November 2018. The Minister said that in the next ...

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