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Urban Clap Joins Skill India Mission

UrbanClap and the National Skill Development Corporation have teamed up to create micro-entrepreneurship opportunities for candidates under the banner of the government’s flagship scheme the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. Also read: World Youth Skills Day -...

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TikTok Launches Skills4All with NSDC

In a bid to take vocational training deeper into the Indian hinterland, short video platform provider TikTok and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) launched an in-app campaign ‘Skills4All’, on World Youth Skills Day 2019. Through this partnership, the...

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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

What Job Creation Needs in India

With a new government at the helm, all eyes are turned towards making India the Skill Capital of the world and reaping benefits from the huge demographic dividend the country is blessed with. From Skill India to Digital India, a plethora of skilling initiatives were...

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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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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

Urban Clap Joins Skill India Mission

UrbanClap and the National Skill Development Corporation have teamed up to create micro-entrepreneurship opportunities for candidates under the banner of the government’s flagship scheme the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. Also read: World Youth Skills Day -...

TikTok Launches Skills4All with NSDC

In a bid to take vocational training deeper into the Indian hinterland, short video platform provider TikTok and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) launched an in-app campaign ‘Skills4All’, on World Youth Skills Day 2019. Through this partnership, the...

Computer Skills Training for School and Higher Education Drop-outs

The public-private partnership has seen the establishment of a training centre for computer hardware training at the Swami Vivekananda Rural Community College (SVRCC) in Puducherry with support from Dell Technologies. The 'Dell Kaushak Kendra' will impart vocational...

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Urban Clap Joins Skill India Mission

UrbanClap and the National Skill Development Corporation have teamed up to create micro-entrepreneurship opportunities for candidates under the banner of the government’s flagship scheme the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana. Also read: World Youth Skills Day -...

TikTok Launches Skills4All with NSDC

In a bid to take vocational training deeper into the Indian hinterland, short video platform provider TikTok and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) launched an in-app campaign ‘Skills4All’, on World Youth Skills Day 2019. Through this partnership, the...

Computer Skills Training for School and Higher Education Drop-outs

The public-private partnership has seen the establishment of a training centre for computer hardware training at the Swami Vivekananda Rural Community College (SVRCC) in Puducherry with support from Dell Technologies. The 'Dell Kaushak Kendra' will impart vocational...

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

What Job Creation Needs in India

With a new government at the helm, all eyes are turned towards making India the Skill Capital of the world and reaping benefits from the huge demographic dividend the country is blessed with. From Skill India to Digital India, a plethora of skilling initiatives were...

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.