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Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the demand for grants for higher education by voice vote.(HT file)

Rajasthan Assembly passes demand for grants for higher education

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 09:18 AM IST
The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the demand for grants for higher education by voice vote amid an uproar by the BJP over the phone-tapping row.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started the ‘Smart City Skill development project’, to impart skill training to 250 trainees every year.(ANI)
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started the ‘Smart City Skill development project’, to impart skill training to 250 trainees every year.(ANI)

AAP govt merges 13 institutes to create Delhi Skills & Entrepreneurship varsity

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:11 AM IST
The Kejriwal dispensation merged 13 government institutes on Tuesday to create the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University to boost higher and technical education.
The MoU was signed on Wednesday evening with an aim to collaborate in order to help the Union Territory with the best academic resources, officials said.(HT file)
The MoU was signed on Wednesday evening with an aim to collaborate in order to help the Union Territory with the best academic resources, officials said.(HT file)

IIT Jammu, J-K education department sign MoU to improve quality of education

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:58 PM IST
IIT Jammu and the Higher Education Department has inked a memorandum of understanding to pave the way for improving the state of higher education in Jammu and Kashmir.
Pointing at the dismal performance of the state's education sector, Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu said that the focus of the government at present is to overhaul it.(HT file)
Pointing at the dismal performance of the state's education sector, Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu said that the focus of the government at present is to overhaul it.(HT file)

Arunachal CM stresses on entrepreneurship among youths on statehood day

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 01:46 PM IST
The Arunachal Pradesh government is working to encourage youths to be entrepreneurs rather than striving for government jobs, which is a Briitish-era mindset, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Saturday, marking the 35th Statehood day.
The union skill development ministry has chalked out a plan to train at least 300,000 migrant workers(Hemant Mishra/Mint)
The union skill development ministry has chalked out a plan to train at least 300,000 migrant workers(Hemant Mishra/Mint)

Third phase of PMKVY launched on January 15: Skill Development Minister

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:09 PM IST
As on January 29, 35,644 candidates have been enrolled across the country, Skill Development Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)
With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)

Liberal education is going to be the future of education: FLAME University VC

By Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 08:46 PM IST
  • Universities need to explore the uncharted path and innovative methods when it comes to pedagogy, and playing the role of facilitators in a student's journey of finding their goals and preparing them for their future.
The first Centre of Excellence for skill development in the power sector was inaugurated on Friday which will focus on creating a pool of highly skilled trainers and assessors for further training to increase employability of candidates in the field of Electricity, Automation and Solar Energy Sectors.(Agencies)
The first Centre of Excellence for skill development in the power sector was inaugurated on Friday which will focus on creating a pool of highly skilled trainers and assessors for further training to increase employability of candidates in the field of Electricity, Automation and Solar Energy Sectors.(Agencies)

First CoE inaugurated for skill development in power sector

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2020 07:32 PM IST
The first Centre of Excellence for skill development in the power sector was inaugurated on Friday which will focus on creating a pool of highly skilled trainers and assessors for further training to increase employability of candidates in the field of Electricity, Automation and Solar Energy Sectors.
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the cabinet meeting at the Himachal Pradesh secretariat in Shimla on Saturday.(HT Photo)
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
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.
Migrant workers walking back to their villages, Delhi, March 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers walking back to their villages, Delhi, March 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

An alternative jobs and skill strategy for India

By Madhav Gadgil
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 05:53 AM IST
India needs to think of an alternative economic paradigm to prevent the distress we have seen this year
Representative photo.(PTI)
Representative photo.(PTI)

Goa govt signs pact for German vocational training in ITIs

Panaji | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2020 03:18 PM IST
The MoU was signed virtually between the Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Siemens Limited and the German-headquartered GIZ, he said.
A 19-year-old has been sentenced for life for the murder of a dhaba owner in 2016.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 19-year-old has been sentenced for life for the murder of a dhaba owner in 2016.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

19-year-old gets life term for murdering dhaba owner in 2016

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:26 PM IST
Punishment must be deterrent so as to protect the society from such offenders, observes the court of additional district and sessions judge

Punjab govt signs MoU with IIT Ropar for skill development

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 02:16 PM IST
The Punjab government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, in the area of skill development.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the India-EU Virtual Summit 2020 in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the India-EU Virtual Summit 2020 in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI File Photo)

Skill, re-skill, upskill to stay relevant: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 03:00 AM IST
Modi said the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has changed the work culture and started the concept of work from home. He added young people are acquiring new skills keeping in mind the new work culture and new nature of jobs.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a digital conclave on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a digital conclave on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

With message on skill development, PM Modi highlights importance of being self-reliant

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Addressing a digital conclave on World Youth Skill Day, PM Modi also underlined that there is a difference between skill and knowledge and said people often confuse the two.
The intention to cover all workers is also indicated in the draft legislation on the Social Security Code that has been introduced in Parliament. The challenge for the State is how to provide social security to all with its limited financial and administrative capacities. A universal social security system will have to be built progressively.(AFP)
The intention to cover all workers is also indicated in the draft legislation on the Social Security Code that has been introduced in Parliament. The challenge for the State is how to provide social security to all with its limited financial and administrative capacities. A universal social security system will have to be built progressively.(AFP)

India needs a universal social security system | Opinion

By Arun Maira and Ajay Shankar
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Replicate MGNREGS in urban areas, enhance skill development at work, and invest in public health systems
Women labourers in traditional attire and safety jackets use tagari pans to shield from the sun while working at the construction site of an elevated road, in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
Women labourers in traditional attire and safety jackets use tagari pans to shield from the sun while working at the construction site of an elevated road, in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)

70k rural roads, 5 million houses among job avenues for migrants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 02:52 AM IST
The availability of additional workforce, i.e migrants returning to their villages, would also help the government meet its annual target of building roads and PMAY (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana) houses in time and avoid the rush to only grab MGNREGS jobs.
Chief minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik during video conference meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 situation.(ANI File Photo)
Chief minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik during video conference meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 situation.(ANI File Photo)

Odisha announces Rs 17,000 crore programme to generate employment

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The Odisha cabinet also granted permission to allow workers to work 115 hours overtime in three months. Women workers can now be engaged in all small and large-scale industries.
(HT File)
(HT File)

Odisha launches second edition of State skill competition

Odisha | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 05:57 PM IST
The inaugural ceremony was held in the presence of Head of Aerostructure and Aero Engine, Masood Hussiany, and Minister of Skill Development, Premananda Nayak.
The decline in consumption demand, especially in rural India, is a matter of pressing concern. But the budget may have made the problem worse with cuts in allocation. Instead, it should have streamlined public finance management systems and re-prioritised expenditure(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The decline in consumption demand, especially in rural India, is a matter of pressing concern. But the budget may have made the problem worse with cuts in allocation. Instead, it should have streamlined public finance management systems and re-prioritised expenditure(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

The budget does not address the crisis of demand | Opinion

By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:24 PM IST
The FM made a good faith attempt to present her vision. But the budget lacked a diagnosis of what is wrong, a prescription to address it, and made baffling choices
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents(PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents(PTI)

Budget 2020: Govt announces allocation of Rs 3000 cr for Skill India, says Nirmala Sitharaman

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said entrepreneurship has always been the strength of India and to boost job creations, and skill development, the government is looking at creating five new smart cities in the country.
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(PTI)
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(PTI)

Budget 2020: Govt announces Rs 99,300 crores for education sector

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 01:35 PM IST
She also said that a New Education Policy will be announced soon, adding that “external commercial borrowings and FDI to be leveraged to improve the education system.”

NCVT MIS trainess e-NTC and semester wise mark-sheets out at ncvtmis.gov.in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship has released the e-NTC and Semester wise Mark-sheets of trainees on its official website.
India is a toddler in terms of skill development compared to other countries(Mint/ file)
India is a toddler in terms of skill development compared to other countries(Mint/ file)

Could skill training be a viable replacement to higher education

By Prateek Shukla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2019 11:28 AM IST
Compared to rest of the world, India’s journey in skilling is still in its nascent stages though one can catch up
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File)

Over 400 Eklavya Model schools in tribal areas by 2022: PM Modi

Gujarat | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 01:31 PM IST
The Prime Minister said that small things are being taken care of in these schools, which are meant for tribal students.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(HT file)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(HT file)

Andhra Pradesh government to set up university for skill development

Amaravati | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2019 11:26 AM IST
APSSDC authorities have visited varsities like Viswakarma University, Bharatiya Skill Development University, Centurian University, Teamlease Skill University, etc to study the modalities to be adopted for the proposed university.
Government’s efforts towards promotion of skill development and vocational education will boost entrepreneurship in the country. (Representational image)(Mint file)
Government’s efforts towards promotion of skill development and vocational education will boost entrepreneurship in the country. (Representational image)(Mint file)

Efforts to promote skill development, vocational education to boost entrepreneurship: Official

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2019 04:37 PM IST
In his address, the secretary of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship said that efforts should be not to create job seekers but to create millions of job creators.
(HT File)
(HT File)

Bridging the skill gap through effective vocational training

New Delhi | By Dr Narendra Shyamsukha
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2019 01:38 PM IST
At present, nearly 80 per cent of new entrants to the country’s workforce get little or no opportunity for skills education. Merely 2.5% of our workforce is exposed to formal vocational training.
104.62 million fresh talents likely to enter India’s labour market by 2022.(REUTERS/File)
104.62 million fresh talents likely to enter India’s labour market by 2022.(REUTERS/File)

How skill development is transforming the employment sector in India

By Divya Jain
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 06:31 PM IST
Initiatives like Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS) have significantly contributed to the training of millions of Indians and contributed largely to the skill economy.
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.
File image of Shakib Al Hasan(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Shakib Al Hasan(Action Images via Reuters)

Will bounce back to being the team we were: Shakib

Dhaka | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 06:25 PM IST
Bangladesh have a tour of India in November and they will play three T20s and two Tests.
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