NEWS

 

APSSDC – AISECT to Provide Skills Training

The Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) has teamed up with social enterprise All India Society for Electronics & Computer Technology (AISECT) to impart skills training to 270 candidates from the backward classes. AISECT has a pan-India...

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Skilling Celebrated at RSDC Award Ceremony

The Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) hosted the 3rd award ceremony in Delhi this November to recognise outstanding contributions towards skill development in the entire rubber value chain including plantation and manufacturing segments. According to Chairman of...

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Skills Training to Dairy Farmers

Australia-based MoooFarm announced recently that it will be training two lakh dairy farmers by 2020 in areas such as cattle nutrition to boost their earning potential by around 20 percent. The training will be offered through UDAY, MoooFarm’s skill development...

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Articles

Capability building for automobile dealerships

Industry Snapshot The Indian automotive industry (including component manufacturing) is projected to get to US$ 251.4-282.8 billion by 2026. The 4th largest in the world, sales in the Indian auto industry increased 9.5 per cent year-on-year to 4.02 million units...

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Skilling and the New Age Workforce

India’s demographic advantage of around 600 million people under the age of 25 can translate into an economic advantage only if youth are also employable. Estimates peg 12-15 million youth will join the country’s workforce annually over the next two decades. Lack of...

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Manpower Requirement in Food Retail

The food retail and related services sectors are undergoing transformational changes owing to a buoyant middle-class with an insatiable appetite to experience new ways of eating out and eating in. Industry experts at the Indian Restaurant Congress 2017 pegged India’s...

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case studies

 

How Organisations Can Become Temples of Skilling

Indian organizations are veritable fertile grounds of skilling and knowledge sharing. Private sector forms 75% of India's investment demand according to an HSBC (2016) report.  The transformational effects of in-house corporate skill development programs through...

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Why apprenticeship makes long term sense

Yogesh is a practicing HR Professional with over 24 years of experience in Hospitality, Retail and Real Estate Industry. His experience spans multiple roles and assignments across operations and HR domain. Yogesh is currently engaged as Customer Care Associate and...

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policy

 

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part II

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. In Part 1 of this...

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Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part I

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. Part 1 of this essay...

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What’s in it for businesses to engage with apprenticeships?

The Indian apprenticeship landscape has been marred by low participation rate owing to a host of reasons- not least, reluctance on industry to engage apprentices. This is our clarion call to encourage you to consider starting an apprenticeship programme and make skill...

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Research

 

Learners evaluate apprenticeship

This is a comprehensive research conducted to find out how the Apprentices reviewed their Apprenticeship programmes based on various variables. It is quite interesting to know whether the Apprentices believed…

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videos

 

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.

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NEWS

APSSDC – AISECT to Provide Skills Training

The Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) has teamed up with social enterprise All India Society for Electronics & Computer Technology (AISECT) to impart skills training to 270 candidates from the backward classes. AISECT has a pan-India...

Skilling Celebrated at RSDC Award Ceremony

The Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) hosted the 3rd award ceremony in Delhi this November to recognise outstanding contributions towards skill development in the entire rubber value chain including plantation and manufacturing segments. According to Chairman of...

Skills Training to Dairy Farmers

Australia-based MoooFarm announced recently that it will be training two lakh dairy farmers by 2020 in areas such as cattle nutrition to boost their earning potential by around 20 percent. The training will be offered through UDAY, MoooFarm’s skill development...

Skilling Awards at ASSOCHAM Skills Summit

Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC) has yet again for the 4th consecutive year taken the top prizes at the ‘Summit-cum-Awards on Skilling India: from Skills to Employability’ organised by the Associated Chambers of Commerce (ASSOCHAM) in...

ARTICLES

Capability building for automobile dealerships

Industry Snapshot The Indian automotive industry (including component manufacturing) is projected to get to US$ 251.4-282.8 billion by 2026. The 4th largest in the world, sales in the Indian auto industry increased 9.5 per cent year-on-year to 4.02 million units...

Skilling and the New Age Workforce

India’s demographic advantage of around 600 million people under the age of 25 can translate into an economic advantage only if youth are also employable. Estimates peg 12-15 million youth will join the country’s workforce annually over the next two decades. Lack of...

Manpower Requirement in Food Retail

The food retail and related services sectors are undergoing transformational changes owing to a buoyant middle-class with an insatiable appetite to experience new ways of eating out and eating in. Industry experts at the Indian Restaurant Congress 2017 pegged India’s...

How to find talent from skill development schemes

An acute lack of awareness of available government-run skill development programmes can well become a damp squib on the nation’s hankering to become the ‘Skill Capital of the World’. The latest Talent Shortage Survey by ManpowerGroup has revealed that Asia Pacific...

CASE STUDIES

How Organisations Can Become Temples of Skilling

Indian organizations are veritable fertile grounds of skilling and knowledge sharing. Private sector forms 75% of India's investment demand according to an HSBC (2016) report.  The transformational effects of in-house corporate skill development programs through...

Why apprenticeship makes long term sense

Yogesh is a practicing HR Professional with over 24 years of experience in Hospitality, Retail and Real Estate Industry. His experience spans multiple roles and assignments across operations and HR domain. Yogesh is currently engaged as Customer Care Associate and...

Serving up a successful apprenticeship program in hospitality

In a career spanning more than 19 years, Mr. Hemant Jaiswal has spent over 11 years in key positions in the Hospitality sector. Currently, as Director of Human Resources, he manages HR and IR functions at the Flagship hotel, Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai.    ...

POLICY

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part II

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. In Part 1 of this...

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part I

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. Part 1 of this essay...

What’s in it for businesses to engage with apprenticeships?

The Indian apprenticeship landscape has been marred by low participation rate owing to a host of reasons- not least, reluctance on industry to engage apprentices. This is our clarion call to encourage you to consider starting an apprenticeship programme and make skill...

RESEARCH

Vocational Training and Apprenticeship opportunities in Logistics

Welcome back to our blog series on Opportunities in the Challenges in the Service Sector The 2016-17 Annual Report commissioned by the National Skill Development Corporation has identified incremental human resource requirement of 103.4 million across 24 high priority...

Learners evaluate apprenticeship

This is a comprehensive research conducted to find out how the Apprentices reviewed their Apprenticeship programmes based on various variables. It is quite interesting to know whether the Apprentices believed…

Outsourcing apprenticeship management

This study conducted in Switzerland tries to find out what would be the best way to train young Apprentices. Would the usual system of giving in-house training alongside of theoretical education be more productive or would specialised external firms be more effective?...

England needs to move beyond NEET

Is the current system of NEET – ‘Not in education, employment or training’ working in the current scenario? Would the policy of Headline number be a better way moving forward?

VIDEOS

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.