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Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council National rounds in IndiaSkills 2021; DPIIT suggests creating skilling programme for electronics industry

Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council National conducts 5 rounds in IndiaSkills 2021 National rounds

The Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council or the THSC, a not-for-profit that deals with skilling manpower as per industry requirements, along with the National Skill Development Corporation or the NSDC, conducted the IndiaSkills 2021 National Competition under the guidance of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship or the MSDE. The THSC carried out the rounds for Cooking, Patisserie & Confectionery, Bakery, Restaurant, and Hotel Reception. The winners were – Bikash Ranjan Chand, Gold in Bakery; Avani Patil, Gold in Cooking; Anushree S, Gold in Hotel Reception; David Shukla, Gold in Patisserie and Confectionery; and Subrat Patel, gold in Restaurant service. Read more.

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DPIIT suggests creating skilling programme for electronics industry to meet manpower shortage

To address the shortage of manpower in the electronics industry, the government has put forth a suggestion to create a skilling programme. Anurag Jain, the Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade or the DPIIT, has said that this initiative could also be supported by Skill India and also added that the electronics industry is capable of creating skill universities to train manpower according to their requirements. Another reason for suggesting a skilling programme is that when foreign companies are approached to open shop in India, it has always raised the question of how employable Indian engineers are in terms of trending skills. Read more.

DRDO is inviting applications to fill up 150 apprenticeship posts with a monthly stipend of ₹9,000

There are currently 150 vacancies for apprentices at the laboratory of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, Research Centre Imarat (RCI) in Hyderabad. The Defence Research and Development Organisation or the DRDO is accepting applications online, the last date for which to apply is February 7. The apprenticeship programme, scheduled to last for one year, is designed to empower the underprivileged by honing and developing skills that are already existing in an individual. Candidates with an undergraduate degree, a technical diploma, and ITI certifications can apply. In addition to that, candidates who have already received apprenticeship training, those who have post-graduate degree, those who already have one year of work experience, and those under the age of 18 cannot apply for the programme.

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