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Category Archives: Skill Development

Labor ministry loses DGET training arms to MSDE, NIMI also under skills mininstry

Two verticalsDDG (training) and DDG (apprenticeship training) of Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET) under the union ministry of Labor & employment have been transferred to ministry of skill…

Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Scheme out

Training in manufacturing, construction and plumbing sectors incentivized. At the same time, some experts see it as a replica of STAR Scheme with little change The Rs 1500 cr Pradhan…

ICCR to Institute an annual award for promoting Indology abroad.

Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) will institute an annual Distinguished Indologist award for promoting Indology aboard. This was said by President Pranab Mukherjee on his visit to Russia and…

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to be Launched on May 9 by the Prime Minister

The much anticipated skill development scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)   will be unrevealed on May 09. Specifically the Scheme aims to encourage standardization in the certification process and…

Union Budget 2015-16: ‘Enterprising’ on Education

The union budget proposals for the financial year beginning this April, which was presented in the Parliament on February 28 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, contains some definite good news…

A Peep into China’s Vocational Education System: Lessons for India

Last year, the Institute of Applied Manpower Research (IAMR)  of the erstwhile Planning Commission published a research paper, ‘China’s skill development & training; Lessons for India.” We are reproducing its …