Skill Development Current Affairs, GK & News

Grameen Udyami Project- Phase 2

To promote skill development and entrepreneurship among tribal youth and to promote Skill India Mission, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in partnership with Seva Bharti and Yuva Vikas Society recently launched Phase II of Grameen Udyami project in Ranchi (Jharkhand). In the first phase of this training, participants from rural and tribal areas of Maharashtra, ..

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CSC Yogyata Mobile Application

The Common Service Centre operating under the Ministry of Electronics and IT recently launched the Yogyata Mobile Application. The main objective of the application is to provide skill development opportunities to the youths in the rural areas. About the app The app will offer courses in 3D printing, CAD, cybersecurity and several other IT tools. ..

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Nai Manzil Scheme

The Nai Manzil Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Minority Affairs in 2015. The main objective of the scheme is to equip the minority youth with employable skills. As of December 2021, 6,57,802 minorities received skill development trainings under the scheme. About the scheme The scheme mainly focuses on minority youth in the age ..

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6th anniversary of Skill India Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on July 15, 2021 on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day 2021 and 6th anniversary of Skill India Mission. Highlights In his address, Prime Minister highlighted “Skill development of youth of new generation is a national need and a huge foundation for self-reliant India”. According to PM, ..

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UNICEF and SAP India Come Together to Improve Employability of Youth

UNICEF has partnered with SAP India in order to provide career counselling to the youths in the country so that they can learn something useful and get a good job as per their aptitude. The main objective of the partnership is going to be to improve the employability potential of the youths in the country. ..

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National Skill Development Corporation and Microsoft sign agreements to empower Indian Youth

On July 8, 2020, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft signed an agreement to provide digital skills to around 1 lakh Indian youths in the next 1 year. Highlights The partnership aims to transform India into a skilled nation. Under the partnership programme, Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC to provide free access to ..

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