Friday, 27 May, 2022
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TopicSkill development

Topic: Skill development

Recovery of economy now depends on how fast we skill youth, make them job-ready, Pradhan says

On World Youth Skills Day, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says skilling is no longer a secondary ancillary to education in India.

Second wave jolt pushes Modi govt to train 1.17 lakh health workers for possible third wave

Besides non-medical personnel, ITI students will be trained in managing oxygen plants, ventilators and oxygen concentrators.

343 new job roles, empowered panels — minister lays out Modi govt’s skills scheme plans

In an interview, Skill Development Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey speaks about the job training programme, law and order in UP and sedition cases in India.

Can’t pay rent or salaries, how Covid & lack of govt funds are shutting down skill centres

Some skilling centres have shut shop, while some are unable to pay salaries to their staff. Govt cites budget constraints for delay in disbursing payments to the centres.

Phase 3 of Modi govt’s skills scheme to launch next year, with focus on Covid

Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana will launch on 1 January 2021 and will focus on imparting skills related to healthcare, home delivery, sanitising, cleaning services among others.

How Odisha went from skill development nobody to powerhouse in just 4 years

Out of 49 govt-run ITIs, 11 are in the top 100 list drawn up by Central government. But the transformation runs much deeper than mere rankings.

How young people would like to redesign education and skills for a post-Covid era

Millions of young people cannot find jobs. Covid has made many now question the gap between the skills they learn in school & those needed for employment.

Present a National Employment Policy for long-term in 4 months: PM Modi tells GoM

At a meeting with PM Modi, a GoM on skill development and employment suggests setting up a Central Board of Vocational Education on the lines of CBSE.

Modi govt plans in J&K — skill-based programmes on adventure sports and film-making

With the objective of creating skill-based programmes in J&K, the National Skill Development Corporation has already deployed two officers in the union territory.

Building skills: How govts & businesses can help students in school-to-work transitions

No one agency, organisation or sector can address the learning and skills crisis alone. Collaboration between the public sector and businesses is an essential strategy.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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