Ambuja Cement Leads Skill India Mission in Rajasthan

Ambuja Cements Ltd, a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim and one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in India, has been successfully spearheading the skill development initiatives in Rajasthan to enhance the employability of rural youth, thereby contributing to the Union Government’s flagship programs ‘Skill India’ and ‘Make in India’. So far, over 10,000 youngsters have been imparted skill training in the state. Taufique Ahmed, a graduate of hospitality course from Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (SEDI), an initiative by Ambuja Cement’s CSR arm Ambuja Cement Foundation, was recently recognised for his occupational success by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his

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Skill India to support ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ to train 14 lakh candidates by 2025 in conjunction with MoHFW

‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ milestone convergence and collaboration of three Ministries to make a New India. Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)and Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) sign an MoU with IGNOU. Ten short term courses pertaining to health sector under ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’initiative Reiterating the strength and success of current incumbent government’s One India Team and showcasing seamless convergence and cross organizational collaboration, the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, jointly with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)partnered with each

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Skill India enhances entrepreneurship support for candidates

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, has collaborated with deAsra Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation,for capacitating training providers with sustained entrepreneurship development of the trainees. The collaboration would support the establishment of‘Entrepreneurship Support Program’,which is intended to equip placement cells of training providers with self-employment/ entrepreneurial assistance for the skilled candidates. The association would facilitate training of counsellors/ trainers (termed as ‘UdyogMitras’)of the envisioned Entrepreneurial Cell, who will handhold skill trainees to nurture their entrepreneurial action plan. This would include various aspects of developing a business model, seeking financial guidance, availing services

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2.5 Crore trained under Skill India in 3 years

MSDE’s efforts have created a ‘job-ready’ workforce in India to continue holistic growth. More than 50 lakh youth trained under MSDE’s flagship scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). 451 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras (PMKK) operational out of 531 allocated. 32% increase in ITI count and 54% increase in seating capacity since 2014 The Ministry of Skill Development and Entpreneurship (MSDE) has laid the foundation for a secure and skilled future for India through concentrated and unwavering efforts over the past 3 years. In a press conference, Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship shared the

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NSDF, NSDC and Indian Oil Corporation Limited signed MoU to support Skill India initiative

Taking another important step towards creating a skilled ecosystem through industry partnership, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and National Skill Development Fund (NSDF), signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to impart skill training to 840 youths in Bongaigaon, Barauni and Gujarat refineries. The main objective of the project is to instil economic security and stability among youths through skill training and holistic development facilitating enhanced access to opportunities in industry jobs and through self-employment. Speaking at the signing of the MOU Mr Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC said “Our vision is to enable livelihood in the

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