Skill Development Current Affairs, GK & News

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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MSME: Technology Centres help to manufacture micro parts of COVID-19 kits

The technology centres that are operating under the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) are manufacturing critical parts of the RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) machines. Highlights The technology centres in Jamshedpur, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata that are operating under Ministry of MSME are now manufacturing parts of RT-PCR machines. However, these machines ..

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Home Ministry issues SOPs for movement of stranded migrant labourers

On April 19, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued Standard of Operating Procedure for movement of stranded migrant labourers. Highlights The workers employed in construction, agriculture, industries and other sectors have been moved from their work places and have been housed in shelter camps and relief shelters. These centres are being run by the ..

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Update on National Policy on Skill Development

On March 20, 2020, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship presented the update on National Policy on Skill Development in Rajya Sabha Highlights The following initiatives have been taken under the policy by the Ministry since 2015 The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was launched under the policy. It provides short term skill training to ..

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