vocational skill

‘Education system not keeping pace with evolving technology’


September 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's education system is not keeping pace with rapidly evolving technology, resulting in difficulty in finding suitable candidates where millions are unemployed, FICCI president R.V. ... Read more...

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Bill to eliminate manual scavenging tabled in Lok Sabha (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A bill that seeks to prohibit manual scavenging, rehabilitate those engaged in such inhuman employment and impose stringent measures to stop such practices was introduced ... Read more...

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Indian, Australian institutes sign pact


November 16th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Australian vocational training institute Southbank Institute of Technology Wednesday signed a pact with Franchise India Holdings Limited (FIHL) to provide vocational skill training to students.In ... Read more...

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Vocational training for 1 mn Indians with Swiss help


November 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Switzerland will help the Indian government and corporate sector run a joint programme to provide vocational training to one million Indians by 2022, the Swiss ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan sign MoU on labour cooperation


June 16th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): India and Afghanistan on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in labour related areas.Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge and Afghanistan Deputy Minister, ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches online vocational courses for rural India


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) In a bid to make advanced computer education available to the rural population, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in collaboration with the Srei Sahaj e-Village ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson says she is qualified to serve wine


November 28th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress/scriptwriter Emma Thompson has added one more vocational skill to her list of abilitiesshe is qualified to serve wine. The 48-year-old star participated in the Call ... Read more...

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Nooyi calls for India-US investment treaty


September 24th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi Wednesday called for a bilateral investment treaty between India and the US to drive growth in trade relations.Speaking at a roundtable organised by ... Read more...

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