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    Make in India cannot happen without makers in India
    4 March 2016: New Delhi

    300 engineering colleges shut as industry wants more skilled workers, not more engineers: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

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    Report of First Board meeting held on
    14th Jan 2016 at AIMA

    Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC), has been successfully incorporated as a Section - 8 (Not for Profit Company) under the Companies Act 2013 on 15th December 2015...

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  • Comprehensive reforms to ensure Sector Skill Councils Transit 2.0; National Board for Skill
    Hemali Chhapia | Feb 1, 2016

    In order to review the status on the current skill ecosystem, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship completed its two-day Parliamentary Consultative Committee Meeting. The meeting was attended by Shri. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the Hon'ble Minister of State for Skill Development (Independent Charge), Members of Parliament (MPs) representing various states across the country, Shri Rohit Nandan, Secretary MSDE, the Joint Secretaries at MSDE and other Ministry officials....

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    Bridging the Gap between Education and Employment
    February 11, 2016

    There is no simple solution to make our children future-ready and active participants in the country's economic growth. However, the three things that we can immediately look at are, helping children recognize ...

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    Neglect of skill development in the past is pinching India now: Rudy
    Feb 3, 2016

    Union skill development and entrepreneurship minister, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, today said India in past 65 years had spent generously on education and kept neglecting skill development, which has today resulted in a huge shortage of skilled workforce, needed by the industry...

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  • India can become skill capital of world: NSDC
    Jayant Krishna Chief Executive Officer, NSDC talks to Sanjeev Sharma

    The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has a mandate to deliver skill development to 150 million youth by 2022. Jayant Krishna, CEO, NSDC, says with adequate support from the industries and corporates, "India can become a skill capital of the world...."

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  • Focus is on placements under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Jayant Krishna
    February 4, 2016

    National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the organisation set up to promote skill development, is focusing on placements under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Jayant Krishna, chief executive of NSDC, tellsM Saraswathy talks about the way forward. Excerpts...

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    Get skilled in 10 years: NSDC Director
    30 May 2017/ New Delhi

    The executive director and chief operating officer, National Skills Development Corporation, has said that India will miss the bus if it fails to skill its young workforce within the next 10-15 years. 

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    MEPSC ties up with Youth4
    7 September2017, New Delhi

    MEPSC signs MoU with Youth4Work

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    MEPSC signs MoA with National Safai Karmacharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC)
    New Delhi

    MEPSC joins hands with National Safai Karamcharis Finance & Development Corporation

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    PM Modi at launch of National Skill Development Mission

    Inspired from the success of International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on World Youth Skills Day on Wednesday launched 'National Skill Development Mission' and unveiled the 'Skill India' logo. National Skill Mission will provide a 'Skill Loan' for 34 lakh youngsters who seek to attend skill development programmes

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    Manish Sabharwal - National Skill Development Mission

    Manish Sabharwal Latest Full Speech at PM Narendra Modi Launch Skill India Mission 2015, National Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Policy 2015, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana and a skill loan scheme to encourage more youth to take up vocational training

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    Skill India Mission: Strengths and weaknesses explained by Dr Kiran Bedi

    Stressing that poverty and unemployment are major challenges in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the youth of the country does want a life of dignity and respect and not of pity. Launching the Skill India campaign after a meeting of NITI Aayog in the national capital, PM Modi said the war against poverty will be won by his army of poor. "Every poor is my soldier, we will win this war

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    Idea Exchange: S Ramadorai On Skill Development

    Idea Exchange: S Ramadorai On Skill Development

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    BBC World India Business Report - Skill India mission

    BBC World India Business Report - Skill India mission

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    Skilling India-Bridging the Industry Connect

    While the number of management students in India has increased over the years, so has the skill gap when it comes to job-readiness. This panel discussion, jointly conducted by Delhi School of Business and TimesJobs, brought together industry experts to identify the critical skills B-Schools need to impart. The key outcomes of this discussion have been utilized in DSB's corporate connect and industry interaction.

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    Skilling India and challenges on the road ahead

    A country with more than half its population under the age of 25 calls for a high focus on skill training. Does the onus lie on education institutes as well and not just the government? How can private players contribute to this? Can the government hit the 500 million skilled Indians target by 2020? On this episode of Heads Up, join us as we speak to some key players on how India can skill and scale quickly.

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    Challenges on the road to skilling India

    A country with more than half its population under the age of 25 calls for a high focus on skill training. Does the onus lie on educational institutes alone and not just the government? How can private players contribute to skill training? What needs to be done to overcome various hurdles on the way to achieve the target of an employable workforce? Can the government hit the 500 million skilled Indians target by

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