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Central Board for Skills Certification to be set up by September 2016

Government has an ambitious plan to scale up skill training in the country and has decided to cover at least 1.5 crore people during 2016-2017. A   Central Board for Skills…

Interview: Siddarth Bharwani, Director – Brand and Marketing Jetking (The pioneering electronics enterpise of Indepent India)

World War II, India’s independence and partition, all factored in this extraordinary story.  Gordhandas P. Bharwani had started trading in big Radios, Gramophones & Valve Radios, which were in vogue…

First ever World Youth Skills Day marked, Common Norms for Govt Skill Development Schemes

ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST ever World Youth Skills Day on 15th July 2015, when the country kickstarted Skill India campaing,  150 Skill Vans were flagged off to create…

July Cover story: ‘SarvadaVigyataVijaya,’ ‘Skill Always Wins.’

On July 15 coinciding with the first ever World Youth Skills Day, India relaunched a repackaged Skill Development initiative first brought into existence in 2009. The new initiative comprises of…

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…