MAHENDRA NATH PANDEY
MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI's central contracts list
The BCCI announced the central contract for the period of October 2019 to September 2020. Dhoni was in the A category, which fetches a player Rs 5 crore, until last year. Skipper Virat Kohli, his deputy Rohit Sharma and top pacer Jasprit Bumrah were retained in the highest A+ bracket of Rs 7 crore.
Jaishankar, Sri Lankan foreign minister hold talks; discuss sensitive fishermen issue
The Sri Lankan foreign minister, who arrived on Wednesd...
Govt to launch PMKVY-III in next financial year: Skill development minister
Govt launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to...
Panel working on single fund for all skill related schemes: Pandey
The government spends nearly Rs 15,000 crore every year on skilling through different schemes spread across 20 different ministries. This is topped up with matching contribution from states, taking the total spend to Rs 30,000 crore annually. Hence it is planning to set up a fund pool for skill related schemes.
Govt wants PSUs to hire more apprentices for service business
The govt is of the view that though most PSUs are hiring apprentices for technical and manufacturing job roles, the number of apprentices in the service sector is lagging behind. The aim is to fill the gap in supply and demand for skilled workforce and meet the aspirations of the Indian youth through gaining on-the-job training.
51% of youths imparted skills training are employed: Mahendra Nath Pandey
Skills development ministry has imparted skills training to 52 lakh youth of which average 51% have got employed, Pandey said.
Nation will benefit from Skill India: Mahendra Nath Pandey
I will work to create better skilled, stronger and capable youth after first analysing the work that has already been done, says the minister for skill development and entrepreneurship.
2.5 lakh new jobs to be created in IT sector through skill dev programme: Mahendra Nath Pandey
nternational Cloud Computing Challenge 2019 here, Pandey said rapid advances made in digital technology can take the cloud computing market in India to USD 7.1 billion (about Rs 49,000 crore) by 2022 from 2.5 billion in 2018.
State governments and industry have committed to train 7 lakh apprentices in the current fiscal: Skill Development Ministry
The number of apprentices has almost doubled after the 15-day Pakhwada. The govt had introduced comprehensive reforms to the Apprenticeship Act, 1961, a move that saw about 7.5 lakh apprentices engaged in a span of two-and-a-half years.
Government notifies changes in Apprenticeship Rules
Minimum stipends have been doubled to between Rs 5,000 and Rs 9,000 per month.
Government to start construction of the Indian Institute of Skills in Mumbai
IISs, Mumbai will be set up at the campus of National Skill Training Institute in collaboration with the Tata Education Development Trust (TEDT), chosen through competitive bidding.
Skills development ministry invites applications for 11 posts at NCVET
The NCVET is expected to regulate the functioning of entities engaged in vocational education and training, both long-term and short-term.
Govt inducts first batch of Indian Skill Development Services
The Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS) has 263 all India posts.
Jharkhand MLA voices concern over NSDC’s tie-up with TikTok
In July, NSDC joined TikTok to leverage the platform to educate TikTok’s users about the ongoing government-driven skill development programmes.
Need to rewrite history from India's point of view: Amit Shah
Amit Shah requested historians to rewrite the Indian history from India's point of view. He said "It was Savarkar who gave the name 'First War of Independence' to the 1857 'kranti' otherwise our children would have known it as a revolt,".
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