India Inc’s skill shortage crisis has a solution

Giving apprenticeships a prodigious shot in the arm, two industry experts expound on the remarkable qualities of apprenticeships in enabling a largely lackluster Indian workforce to crossover to the realms of increased productivity and consequently a higher return on...

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Skill India initiatives on the move

Gujarat Mega Jobs Fair for 60,000 Gujarat University's affiliated and grant-in colleges have seen a series of 33 mega job fairs so far this year with a view to creating 60,000 job opportunities. The aim was to make Gujarat a model state in line with Prime Minister...

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A Narrative on Jobs, Skills, Wages and the Private Sector

With unfavourable data on India’s skilling and unemployment challenges often making headlines, what really are the core issues? Is it the unavailability of suitable jobs or is it low wages de-motivating youth? And can apprenticeships address youth expectations for...

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ASDC and TCS iON to Skill Youth for Auto Sector

Tata Consultancy Services’ strategic unit – TCS iON – and the Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) have partnered to support the ASDC’s efforts to standardise processes and scale skills training for the auto sector. TCS iON will closely work with ASDC to...

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Haryana’s first Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing

Maruti Suzuki India Limited and the Haryana government have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a model Industrial Training Institute (ITI), the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM), at Uncha Majra village in Gurugram.       | With an initial...

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NSDC MoU with Renault-Nissan

Renault-Nissan Alliance India and the NSDC have signed a memorandum of understanding for workforce training in the company’s Chennai plant. NSDC will lend support to Renault-Nissan to equip its workforce in emerging automotive manufacturing technology skills. To make...

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Apprenticeship Only Way Out to Boost Formal Employment

The current education system needs a drastic overhaul to integrate blended learning - classroom-based, earning whilst learning, online education, vocational training, and apprenticeships- to help India’s employability crisis. How else will India reach its target of 50...

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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?...

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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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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...

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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...

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