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What stops rural women from getting involved in entrepreneurship?

Women constitute only 14 per cent of the total entrepreneurs in the country. Women in rural areas face multiple barriers to pursuing income-generating activities, with patriarchal family and societal norms being the primary hurdle.

Skill India is ailing

The vision for vocational training is on its last legs. Those in-charge have forgotten to take education into account, indulge in petty turf wars.

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Maharashtra: Sena slams ‘Skill India’, govt’s ‘false promises’

Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece in Saamana, said that PM talks about the “Skill India” and spends Rs 10-20 crore on advertisements for his “Mann ki baat” program.

Holes in accreditation of ITIs: Cycle stand is workshop, no building

Of the 13,353 operational ITIs today — from just 6,906 in 2009 — about 11,000 are privately run, with this segment growing annually at the rate of 15 per cent. Accreditation qualifies ITI operators to access funds under the government’s skilling programme.

Skill development: CCEA approves two World Bank-backed schemes

Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) is a Rs 4,455-crore centrally sponsored scheme, including Rs 3,300 crore loan support from World Bank.

Gadkari calls for low-cost, job oriented training to youth in maritime organisations

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said maritime organisations should work out skill development solutions to provide low-cost, quality training to the youth to help them get jobs.

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Recognition of Prior Learning: As workers drop out, Centre moves in to tweak norms

Out of a total of 507 workers that were pre-assessed and 316 workers recommended for training, only 181 workers appeared for final assessment while 174 workers passed, largely due to a trend of leaving the designated site to other sites for better wages.

‘For Make in India to succeed, harness technology, foster innovation’

‘Make in India’ summit be any indication, the scheme appears to be moving in the right direction.

Start-ups in city: Let Skill India Mission reach its optimum

The NASSCOM start-up report states that Pune houses six per cent of the start-ups in the country.

India can be human resource capital of world, says PM Narendra Modi

Launching the Skill India Mission after a meeting of NITI Aayog in the national capital, Modi said the war against poverty will be won by his army of poor.

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