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Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

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Removing Barriers for Employers to Engage in Apprenticeships

This is a follow on from our earlier blog Barriers to Engaging in Apprenticeships- Employer Perspective. We saw that constraints to participating in apprenticeships are different for MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises)-in comparison to large organisations-...

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Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

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Do Employers See ROI in Apprenticeships?

‘For each dollar spent on apprenticeships, how many dollars are returned to the investor—the employer, the trainee, the government program, the union, or whoever paid for apprenticeships?’ ROI as a percentage seeks to answer the question, ‘Why should I hire...

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How This Govt Program Is Changing Rural Odisha

This is the stuff dreams are made of. Poonam Kumari, daughter of a truck driver, went from being an unemployed high school graduate to earning Rs.20,000 a month with Café Coffee Day after a three-month coffee making training programme under the government’s Deen Dayal...

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Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

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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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Research

 

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

read more

Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

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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

The 3Es Vital for India’s Economic Progression

The 3Es Vital for India’s Economic Progression As India continues its jobs and unemployment debate, with new statistics and rhetoric at every stage, what are the factors that form the crux of the challenges to address the skills and jobs crises facing the country?...

Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

10 Lakh placed under Skill India Mission – 34 Lakh trained

Skill India Mission achieves 34 lakh candidates trained, 10 lakh are placed More than 10 lakh trainees out of 33.93 lakh candidates under Skill India Mission’s Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) have been placed in industry jobs, with Uttar Pradesh, Madhya...

BBA Degree in Logistics; Human Capital Reinvention

BBA Degree in Logistics Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) has inked an MoU with the Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) to impart quality training in logistics in an apprenticeship-based model with a Bachelor’s degree programme (BBA Degree) in...

Apprentice Act Reform – Need of the Hour?

The Indian Apprentice Act (1969) has seen a raft of industry-friendly changes to it in the 2014 amendment of the Act. We have captured the main changes in our post Getting an Apprenticeship Program Off the Ground – A Toolkit for Employers – Part I. However, the intake...

ARTICLES

Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

Removing Barriers for Employers to Engage in Apprenticeships

This is a follow on from our earlier blog Barriers to Engaging in Apprenticeships- Employer Perspective. We saw that constraints to participating in apprenticeships are different for MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises)-in comparison to large organisations-...

Do Employers See ROI in Apprenticeships?

‘For each dollar spent on apprenticeships, how many dollars are returned to the investor—the employer, the trainee, the government program, the union, or whoever paid for apprenticeships?’ ROI as a percentage seeks to answer the question, ‘Why should I hire...

CASE STUDIES

Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

Do Employers See ROI in Apprenticeships?

‘For each dollar spent on apprenticeships, how many dollars are returned to the investor—the employer, the trainee, the government program, the union, or whoever paid for apprenticeships?’ ROI as a percentage seeks to answer the question, ‘Why should I hire...

How This Govt Program Is Changing Rural Odisha

This is the stuff dreams are made of. Poonam Kumari, daughter of a truck driver, went from being an unemployed high school graduate to earning Rs.20,000 a month with Café Coffee Day after a three-month coffee making training programme under the government’s Deen Dayal...

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...

POLICY

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

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

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

India Skills Report – The 2019 Roadmap to Skilling

The sixth edition of the India Skills Report (2019)[i] provides insight into emerging trends and changes in the Indian jobs and skills marketplace from both demand and supply sides in skill capabilities in the country. The report states findings from over 3 lakh...

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.