skill development

‘Power To Empower’ contest aims to sharpen entrepreneurial skills


September 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) and India@75, a grassroots initiative of CII, Thursday launched the second phase of Power To Empower, a competition aimed ... Read more...

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Over 35 Canadian firms to take part in Emerging Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 35 Canadian education, infrastructure, information, communication technology companies and others will be participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect, a three-day investor conference that ... Read more...

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CEOs forum for skills development launched


September 7th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A CEOs forum was launched here Friday to plug the skills gap in India keeping in view its demographic potential.Industry lobby Federation of Indian ... Read more...

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Business perception in India is worse than reality: Kidwai


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through difficult times but business perception in the country is worse than reality, Naina Lal Kidwai, senior vice president of ... Read more...

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Government to set up 10 community colleges for skill development


September 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human ... Read more...

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NAC discusses universal healthcare for people


August 24th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Union health ministry Friday made a presentation before the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) on providing universal healthcare to the citizens, said ... Read more...

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Government to focus on skill development: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to train eight crore people in skill development over the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This is an ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Future Sharp Skills to train 5 lakh youth of Bengal by 2022


July 20th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Future Sharp Skills, a joint venture of Future Group and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), has plans to launch 40 vocational training hubs across West Bengal ... Read more...

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Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

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IIM-Shillong, NSE to offer course in financial markets


June 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) One of India's top ten business schools - the IIM Shillong (IIM-S) - and India's leading stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Friday signed an ... Read more...

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Coming up, 100 more skill development centres


May 25th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will open 100 more training centres in the country, a top official said Friday."Our target has been revised to 400,000 ... Read more...

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Assam to change higher secondary curriculum


May 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) Assam's higher secondary curriculum is set for a change with the state government planning to introduce subjects that will increase the employability of the students.It has ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor wants vocational training varsity


May 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday said he looked forward to some initiative on creating a vocational training university in the state."I have been consistently advocating the ... Read more...

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Plastics federation plans knowledge centre


April 26th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Plastics Federation will set up a Rs.25 crore knowledge centre in West Bengal to run courses on plastic processing, an official said.The construction work ... Read more...

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Now, an entire village for dwarves in Assam


April 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Almost 70 dwarves, ranging from one-and-a-half feet to three feet in height, across Assam will soon have a place to live in with dignity and comfort, ... Read more...

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Tourism working group proposes focus on skill development


April 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As proposed by the working group on tourism constituted by the Planning Commission for the 12th Five-Year Plan, more focus will be placed on skill ... Read more...

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Chidambaram launches website for Kashmir’s youth


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram launched an interactive website here Monday, aimed at increasing job prospects for 40,000 youth in Jammu and Kashmir.The website ... Read more...

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Budget: Minority girl students to get free cycles


March 16th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Friday pledged to give free cycles for girl students from minority communities and has earmarked Rs.4.5 crore for the scheme aimed at ... Read more...

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Rs.150 crore for industrial development in Kashmir


March 16th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Friday set aside Rs.150 crore for the development of industries in the industrially backward Jammu and Kashmir where over 600,000 youth are ... Read more...

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Government’s major thrust on livelihood security, health: President


March 12th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government will work for providing livelihood security to the vast majority of the population and will continue to work for the removal of ... Read more...

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Develop human resources to stay relevant: Mukherjee urges state-owned banks


March 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 11 (IANS) State-owned banks should pay more attention to skill-development and improving customer interface to stay relevant in a hugely competitive sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Asia, Africa, face daunting challenges: PM (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Noting that three-fourths of the world's poor live in Asia and Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said rural rebuilding and war on poverty ... Read more...

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India, US to put women’s issues in strategic dialogue


March 1st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 1 (IANS) India and the US have agreed that issues related to women's empowerment should be integrated into all aspects of the India-US Strategic Dialogue.The agreement was ... Read more...

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India seeks Mauritius investment in key sectors


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India Tuesday urged Mauritius, the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI), to further boost investments in in manufacturing, agro-processing, information technology and pharma ... Read more...

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Government moots more manufacturing zones


February 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) The government is proposing to set up five more National Manufacturing Investment Zones (NMIZs), in addition to the seven ready for implementation, to boost the sector's ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizens charter in UP vision document (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizen’s charter in UP vision document (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next five ... Read more...

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‘14 million job seekers to move out of northeast by 2021′


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A staggering 14 million people are expected to move out of India's northeastern states between 2011 and 2021 in search of jobs elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi, Kerala government to float skill academy


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) Smart City Kochi and the Kerala government have agreed in principle to float a skill development academy to help professionals in IT, banking, and finance improve ... Read more...

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Technopark TBI empanelled as partner by TISS


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Technopark's Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI) Monday got a shot in the arm with Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) empanelling it as its partner in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra in an era of exciting industrial growth: Chavan


January 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Maharashtra has entered into an exciting era of accelerated industrial growth and consistent socio-economic development, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, adding that it has created a ... Read more...

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Delhi to provide shelter to migrant workers


January 8th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The thousands of migrant workers engaged in various projects in the national capital would soon be provided temporary accommodation in dormitories being constructed in north ... Read more...

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