Idyll Move: Rural Haats Set to Turn Into Career Fairs

Idea to be discussed at 10th Global Skills Summit in New Delhi on September 15

Rural haats, the traditional, open-air trading venues in villages, may soon also become marketplaces for job seekers and job providers.

The government and industry associations plan to create nodal points in rural haats in every district to help youth in villages to find jobs, acquire skills and undergo re-skilling, if needed, to suit a particular work role.

Tata Motors aims to provide skill development training to 40,000 people

New Delhi : Tata Motors is aiming to train up to 40,000 people in the next three years in skills associated with automobile industry as part of its programmes to provide technical and vocational education for unemployed youth, a senior company official said today. The company has already started training programmes in collaboration with Automotive.

Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu announced initiatives to boost skill development

Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu chaired the third Governing Council meeting of the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to deliberate upon the steps to further strengthen the Mission at different levels. The Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Rao Inderjit.

Maharashtra launches ‘Mahaswayam’, a dedicated Web Portal for job seekers and employers

Mumbai :  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today launched a web portal ‘Mahaswayam’ that will cater to job seekers, employers, entrepreneurs, and training institutes who can avail details regarding skill development and employment. Earlier, the state government ran three different portals- Maharashtra State Skill Development Society (MSSDS) portal for Skill Development, ‘Maharojgar’ for employment and

Karnataka government’s skill training programme gets record response

Bengaluru : Karnataka government’s much-hyped employment-cum-skill development training programme has received an overwhelming response across the state to the launch of the web portal and skill app titled Kaushalkar, which has resulted in 3.22 lakh youth enrolling in a span of 10 days. “Though chief minister Siddaramaiah had opened the platform for public about a

Punjab Technical University (PTU) closes 4 of 9 “Institutes of Technology” to convert them into skill development centers

Chandigarh : Diluting the previous Akali government’s initiative to promote technical education in remote areas by opening Punjab Institutes of Technology (PITs), IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) on Wednesday decided to close four of the nine institutes due to “non-viability”. As per the notification issued by the PTU registrar, admissions to four PITs —