Apprenticeship: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Rajasthan Labour Reforms

The labour reforms initiated by the government of Rajasthan have spurred growth in Rajasthan’s MSME sector. What were the Reforms? In 2014-15 the government of Rajasthan amended four labour laws: The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The Factories Act, 1948. The Apprentices Act (1961). Changes brought in by ..

Shreyas schemes launched by Union HRD ministry for providing industry apprenticeship opportunities

In New Delhi, the Minister for Human Resources Development, Prakash Javadekar has launched the Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS) for providing industry apprenticeship opportunities to fresh graduates through the National Apprenticeship Promotional Scheme (NAPS). The aim of the program is to enhance the employability of Indian youth by providing ‘on ..

India signs financing agreement with World Bank for Strive Project

India has recently signed a financing agreement of $125 million with the World Bank (WB) in New Delhi for the Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) Project. The purpose of the project is to improve access to quality and market-driven vocational training provided in it is and apprenticeships. The result areas for the ..

National Instructional Media Institute inaugurated at Chennai

About National Instructional Media Institute (NIMI): It is an Indo-German project established in 1986 by the Government of India under the Ministry of Labour in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft Fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH acting as the executing agency on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. Started functioning from 1st April ..