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Pilot project for Skilling tribal youth

The pilot project for skilling tribal youth was launched by the Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. How many people will be trained under the project? Under the pilot project, around 250 beneficiaries of 17 clusters of 17 districts selected from six states will be trained. Which are ..

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IIT Madras launches ‘Career Back 2 Women’

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has recently launched a re-skilling programme for women called ‘Career Back 2 Women’. The programme aims at offering 150 hours of training to re-skill women who have taken a break from their career. The certification course comprises of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security data science and big data. This ..

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SAMARTH Scheme: 16 states ink MoU with Textiles Ministry

16 states out of 18 selected states have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Ministry of Textiles for skilling about 4 lakh workers as part of Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SAMARTH). 16 states that have signed MoUs include Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Madhya ..

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LIC HFL unveils Udyam Centre in Bengaluru

Life Insurance Corporation Housing Finance (LIC HFL) has launched ‘Udyam’, a skilling center in Bengaluru. It was launched in association with Lok Bharti Education Society, the implementing partner. The Centres of Excellence will provide training to marginalised youth in the BFSI, retail, and IT/ ITES sectors.

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Project Saksham: Railways launches largest time-bound upskilling exercise for its employees

The Indian Railways has launched Project Saksham, country’s largest time-bound “upskilling” exercise for its employees to boost their efficiency. Project Saksham aims to upgrade the skillsets of 13 lakh-strong workforce of Indian Railways with a single drive spanning nine months. It will start in January 2018 and go on till September 2018. Need Indian Railways ..

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