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Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the cabinet meeting at the Himachal Pradesh secretariat in Shimla on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Himachal cabinet restores MLALAD fund

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Of the 50 lakh due to each constituency, 25 lakh will be released in October, and the second instalment will be released after the Panchayati Raj Institution polls.
Representational image.(File photo)
Representational image.(File photo)

Govt rolls out online classes for ITI students

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2020 09:50 AM IST
“We have taken a number of initiatives to ensure that students of industrial training institutes (ITIs), Instructor Training Institutes as well as trainers and faculty of ITIs can continue to learn,” a ministry official said.
A worker carries a sack at a wholesale market in Delhi. The official said there will be extensive focus on promoting Apprenticeship training(Photo: Bloomberg)
A worker carries a sack at a wholesale market in Delhi. The official said there will be extensive focus on promoting Apprenticeship training(Photo: Bloomberg)

Centre pledges Rs 560 crore to states for skill development

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 07:45 PM IST
MSDE minister Mahendra Nath Pandey made this announcement at a meeting with states, which also saw collaboration with 22 organizations to provide apprenticeship training opportunities to more than 2.5 lakh youth in the country.
There can be no substitution for the experience one obtains when they work in the industry.(HT)
There can be no substitution for the experience one obtains when they work in the industry.(HT)

Can apprenticeship act as a means of elaborate on-the-job learning?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Pandit
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:47 PM IST
Apprenticeship is “a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training.
The ministry will form district-level skill planning committees, which will have academicians, scholars, corporate and industries representatives.(HT image)
The ministry will form district-level skill planning committees, which will have academicians, scholars, corporate and industries representatives.(HT image)

Centre announces plan to boost jobs in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:29 PM IST
The government has decided to revamp all 38 Industrial Training Institutes in Jammu and Kashmir to improve infrastructure, introduce new technology and course to make its students ‘employment ready’, a spokesperson of the ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship said.
Small enterprises will need hyper-local and flexible training models. Moreover, the system will also need to recognize skills obtained through traditional apprenticeship and other non-formal channels(HT)
Small enterprises will need hyper-local and flexible training models. Moreover, the system will also need to recognize skills obtained through traditional apprenticeship and other non-formal channels(HT)

Building an ecosystem for India’s skill development

By KP Krishnan and Roopa Kudva
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:17 PM IST
To push the skilling agenda forward, it is important for the government to adopt the role of an ecosystem facilitator. Technology and governance will be the two pillars for bringing this transformative change
Industry bodies have held that the ability of students graduating from India’s colleges leaves a lot to be desired.(HT File)
Industry bodies have held that the ability of students graduating from India’s colleges leaves a lot to be desired.(HT File)

Government plans industry-linked apprenticeships for graduates

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2018 08:14 AM IST
The move to institutionalise industry-linked apprenticeships with graduate programmes comes at a time when the Narendra Modi-led central government is under attack from the opposition over the alleged lack of jobs.
The Bachelor of Vocational Degree (B Voc) programme is currently being offered at three DU colleges.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT File Photo)
The Bachelor of Vocational Degree (B Voc) programme is currently being offered at three DU colleges.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT File Photo)

Students of DU vocational courses can opt out after completing first, second year with degrees

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Heena Kausar
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 09:40 AM IST
Under the six skill-based courses, students will have the flexibility to opt out after completing the first or the second year with diploma and advance diploma degrees respectively. They will also be allowed to rejoin the courses and complete their degree.
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