Skill gaming startups caught in Karnataka’s online gambling ban
The state of Karnataka has recently notified a law that prohibits online gaming as well as gambling which can lead up to a sentence of 3 years’ imprisonment at the maximum or a fine of Rs 1 Lac. The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports or the FIFS described this law as being ‘misguided’ as it punishes legitimate businesses as illegal online gaming, gambling, and betting platforms. Read more.
Skill transformation and future of workplace
The way organizations function has been changing since the onset of the pandemic with digitization and automation being adopted in every industry. In order to adapt to the new normal, companies are compelled to be innovative, one such trend that has emerged within organisations is employee skilling, to nurture employees’ digital, technical, cognitive, and resilience skill sets. The McKinsey Global Survey shows that by the year 2030, 14% of the global workforce will need to either acquire new skills or switch occupations in order to remain relevant. Read more.
AKNU to set up Skill Development College in Kakinada
Mokka Jagnnatha Rao, the Vice-Chancellor of Adikavi Nannaya University or the AKNU, announced that a Skill Development College is soon set to open at the MSN Campus in AKNU, Kakinada. This college will be aligned with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation or the APSSDC and aims to enhance and improve the skills of students. Read more.