Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Current Affairs - 2019

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Fee waived off for SC/ST Candidates in Jan Shikshan Sansthans

After taking charge of his office, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey held a first review meeting with senior officials of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in which the decision was taken to waive off fee for SC/ST candidates joining vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthans. Key Highlights Read More…

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NITI Aayog, Adobe Partner to Enhance Digital Literacy and Creativity Skills

Atal Innovation Mission and software major Adobe have signed a Statement of Intent to collaborate on enhancing digital literacy and creativity skills.  Under the agreement, Adobe would implement the Digital Disha Programme across 100 schools under Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) initiative. Teachers and Children across these 100 schools would benefit from the creative learning resources via free access to Adobe Read More…

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HRD Ministry launches SHREYAS Programme

The Union Minister of Human Resources and Development Prakash Javadekar launched the Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS) programme to provide industry-specific apprenticeship opportunities to fresh graduates. SHREYAS SHREYAS is a programme basket comprising of three initiatives of the HRD, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and the Ministry of Labour Read More…

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New norms for Jan Shikshan Sansthans

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued new guidelines for Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS). The new guidelines are issued as part of an attempt by the MSDE to re-energize and reinvigorate the Jan Shikshan Sansthans. The highlights of these guidelines are: Alignment of JSS course and curriculum with National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) Read More…

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National Entrepreneurship Awards 2018 presented at New Delhi

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) presented the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2018 by honouring 30 outstanding young entrepreneurs and three entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their exceptional contribution in entrepreneurship development at a ceremony held in New Delhi. Those honoured included: Roshan Kahtoon, 23, from Bihar, who despite her physical disability, has beaten all odds Read More…

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Government appoints AM Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation

Union Government has appointed Anil Manibhai Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is currently Group Chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T). He was awarded Padma Bhushan, India’s 3rd highest civilian award in 2009 for his outstanding contribution to economic growth of the country. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) NSDC Read More…

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Government launches Closing the Skills Gap Task Force

Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has launched Closing the Skills Gap Task Force in India in collaboration with World Economic Forum (WEF). It will be co-chaired by Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan along with Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys. Closing the Skills Gap Task Force Read More…

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