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Skill India


Focus needs to be on activity-based skill formation of students: CBSE skill education director

November 26, 2019 2:11 pm

The flexibility in the system should be adopted by the school curriculum and the focus needs to be on activity-based skill formation of students, said CBSE's Skill Education Director Biswajit Saha.

Over 69 lakh skilled under PMKVY, Rs 5,100 crore allocated: Govt

November 21, 2019 4:41 pm

To implement the skill training programmes, a total of Rs 5,034.44 crore has been disbursed under the NSDC, while for CSCM component Rs 808.96 crore has been disbursed to state governments.

For skilling India

June 04, 2019 4:07 am

It requires tapping of technology and creation of conducive governance.

What stops rural women from getting involved in entrepreneurship?

February 21, 2019 9:25 am

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

November 17, 2018 12:10 am

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.

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

March 22, 2018 5:48 am

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

March 12, 2018 1:16 pm

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

October 12, 2017 1:50 am

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

June 09, 2016 2:13 pm

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.

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

March 29, 2016 3:33 am

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.