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National Skill Corporation, IRMA team up to promote the startup revolution

In order to foster the advancement of startups in underserved communities in rural India, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) have decided to team up. Dr. Umakant Dash, Director of IRMA, and Ved Mani Tiwari, Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO of NSDC, signed the contract in Anand, Gujarat. Through active cooperation, events, and thought leadership discussions, among other things, the collaboration will be centred on knowledge-sharing for technology trends, domain expertise, and more. Through this partnership, the two institutes will pool their networking and technical resources to carry out collaborative research on a range of subjects. Ved Mani Tiwari emphasised that the collaboration will help entrepreneurs develop their skills so they can adapt to the dynamic business climate

NSDC and LawSikho coming together for national skill advancement

For the purpose of hiring over 10,000 Indian youth, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has partnered with the top edtech business, LawSikho. They will receive training in cutting-edge digital abilities that could result in remote employment, freelance possibilities, internships, and other real-world professional results. The partnership offers training courses in both legal and non-legal fields. The training courses would concentrate on the alarming trend of remote employment in contrast to traditional labour markets. The NSDC will promote low-interest skill loans, facilitate joint certification for a variety of courses, and help students find positions through a variety of NSDC networks. The learners will have the chance to take advantage of talent arbitrage jobs, where they can collaborate with clients and employers in foreign nations after gaining appropriate skills thanks to the booming remote job and freelancing industry, in addition to career chances in India. 

India, Japan discuss on cooperative ventures in skill development

  During the discussions held at the third meeting of the joint working group (JWG) on specified skill workers, India and Japan assessed their cooperation in the skill development projects (SSW). In this regard, they held a session on how to further improve the SSW program’s execution by identifying systemic problems and discussing ideas on how to move forward. Demand-supply matching, including the use of digital platforms and technology, broadening the fields of implementation, increasing the number of test centres in India, and growing awareness of the SSW programme in India were among the main topics covered during the meeting. The next JWG meeting will take place soon at a subsequent date for all parties. The Indian delegation was led by ministers and representatives of NSDC. 

HUL and NIESBUD team up to evoke the entrepreneurs in India

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) and the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) with the goal of fostering entrepreneurial abilities in young people and exploring other areas of potential cooperation. The primary objective of this partnership is to increase the creation of jobs and opportunities for sustainable livelihoods, significantly advancing the development of nano and micro entrepreneurship in the nation. In light of the new situation, both organisations will work together to plan training sessions, create course curricula, carry out cluster development activities, host seminars, extend incubation support, offer industry connections, and help trainees find acceptable-wage jobs. Shri Rajesh Aggarwal, Secretary, MSDE, praised the collaboration and said that India’s transformation into the “Skill Capital of the World” opens up a world of new prospects for its youth.  

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