NEWS

Rubber Sector to Skill One Million

Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC), the skill council for the rubber sector through its project 'Saamrath' aims to empower a million workers. Part of the plans is to skill and up-skill 10 lakh manpower in the rubber sector by 2020 under the Recognition of Prior...

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Articles

The Match Between Education and Employability

What prompted TN Hari, the HR Head of Bigbasket, to make vocational education the focus of his newest book Cutting the Gordian Knot? What place do vocational skills hold in bridging the gap between available jobs and degree holders? Do skills trump degrees, and if so...

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case studies

Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

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policy

3X Increase in Apprenticeship Stipend

This is being suggested by NITI Aayog to ramp up the popularity of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) both among candidates and reduce the financial burden on companies. The finance ministry has received a proposal to increase apprenticeship stipends...

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Making Skills Acquisition Relevant

Acquiring & Imparting skills- requiring an overhaul in K-12 education, vocational and technical education and on-the-job training- is part of a three-component framework which the Skilling India: No Time to Lose- NCAER 2018[i] report proposes to boost the...

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Research

videos

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.

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NEWS

The Match Between Education and Employability

What prompted TN Hari, the HR Head of Bigbasket, to make vocational education the focus of his newest book Cutting the Gordian Knot? What place do vocational skills hold in bridging the gap between available jobs and degree holders? Do skills trump degrees, and if so...

Vocational Skills Training to Women from Amazon Cares

Amazon Cares, the CSR initiative of Amazon India, is especially focused on empowering women by creating growth and job opportunities through vocational skills training, micro-entrepreneurship awareness training, digital literacy, and English language training. These...

Rubber Sector to Skill One Million

Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC), the skill council for the rubber sector through its project 'Saamrath' aims to empower a million workers. Part of the plans is to skill and up-skill 10 lakh manpower in the rubber sector by 2020 under the Recognition of Prior...

IOCL Skilling Project Trains 400

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) have certified nearly 400 candidates under a Skill India training program in sectors such as healthcare, apparel, telecom and domestic worker category. This is among a host...

3X Increase in Apprenticeship Stipend

This is being suggested by NITI Aayog to ramp up the popularity of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) both among candidates and reduce the financial burden on companies. The finance ministry has received a proposal to increase apprenticeship stipends...

ARTICLES

The Match Between Education and Employability

What prompted TN Hari, the HR Head of Bigbasket, to make vocational education the focus of his newest book Cutting the Gordian Knot? What place do vocational skills hold in bridging the gap between available jobs and degree holders? Do skills trump degrees, and if so...

Apprenticeships 2.0 – A National Imperative

The issue of low skills and joblessness has snowballed into gargantuan proportions. With a new government at the helm, what can we look forward to in the next five years for apprenticeships and vocational skills development? The Facts 58.3% of unemployed graduates and...

How Apprenticeships Deliver Local Economic Growth

SMEs are the ‘local’ experts- with in-depth knowledge of local sectors, skill gaps and employment challenges. They hold enormous opportunities for skills-based employment generation, especially in the area of apprenticeships. India is home to some 76 million small...

CASE STUDIES

Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019 – Part I

Skill building has taken centre stage what with India’s conundrum around jobs, employment and wages. Often overlooked is the significance of robust data on various skilling metrics or skill indicators without which all good intent is akin to a wild shot in the dark....

Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

Do Employers See ROI in Apprenticeships?

‘For each dollar spent on apprenticeships, how many dollars are returned to the investor—the employer, the trainee, the government program, the union, or whoever paid for apprenticeships?’ ROI as a percentage seeks to answer the question, ‘Why should I hire...

How This Govt Program Is Changing Rural Odisha

This is the stuff dreams are made of. Poonam Kumari, daughter of a truck driver, went from being an unemployed high school graduate to earning Rs.20,000 a month with Café Coffee Day after a three-month coffee making training programme under the government’s Deen Dayal...

POLICY

3X Increase in Apprenticeship Stipend

This is being suggested by NITI Aayog to ramp up the popularity of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) both among candidates and reduce the financial burden on companies. The finance ministry has received a proposal to increase apprenticeship stipends...

Making Skills Acquisition Relevant

Acquiring & Imparting skills- requiring an overhaul in K-12 education, vocational and technical education and on-the-job training- is part of a three-component framework which the Skilling India: No Time to Lose- NCAER 2018[i] report proposes to boost the...

Tackling Informality in the Workforce with TVET

‘The high incidence of informality in all its forms has multiple adverse consequences for workers, enterprises, and societies and is, in particular, a major challenge for the realization of decent work for all and sustainable and inclusive development.’ Rafael Diez de...

RESEARCH

Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019 – Part I

Skill building has taken centre stage what with India’s conundrum around jobs, employment and wages. Often overlooked is the significance of robust data on various skilling metrics or skill indicators without which all good intent is akin to a wild shot in the dark....

VIDEOS

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.