[Yojana Summary] Skill Development – Initiatives, challenges and solutions

Introduction According to the World Economic Forum’s report The Future of Jobs 2018, more than half of Indian workers will require skill development by 2022. This is to meet the talent demands of the future. Further, the proportion of the working-age population (15-59 years) is expected to be over 64 percent of the population by… Continue reading [Yojana Summary] Skill Development – Initiatives, challenges and solutions

MSDE rolls out “Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship(MGNF) Program”

What is the news? Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE) rolls out Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship(MGNF) Programme under the SANKALP scheme. It will strengthen district skill administration and the District Skill Committees(DSCs). Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship(MGNF) Program: It is a two-year academic program. It aims to address the challenge of the non-availability of personnel for… Continue reading MSDE rolls out “Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship(MGNF) Program”

“Samarth Scheme” for Capacity Building in Textile Sector

What is the News? The Ministry of Textiles has informed Rajya Sabha about the Samarth Scheme. Samarth Scheme: It was launched by the Ministry of Textiles. Aim: It will address the skill gap in the textile sector. It will supplement the efforts of the textile industry in providing gainful and sustainable employment to the youth.… Continue reading “Samarth Scheme” for Capacity Building in Textile Sector

TIFAC launches SAKSHAM Portal and Seaweed Mission

What is the news? Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) celebrated its 34th Foundation Day. The theme of the Foundation day was: “Technology, Innovation and Economy for Atma Nirbhar Bharat”. About TIFAC: It is an autonomous technology think tank under the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology. It was… Continue reading TIFAC launches SAKSHAM Portal and Seaweed Mission

ShramShakti Portal and ShramSaathi module for Tribal Migrants

Why in News? Union Minister of Tribal Affairs has virtually launched the Shram Shakti Portal for data related to Tribal migrants. The Minister also launched the tribal training module- ShramSaathi. Shram Shakti portal: The portal has been launched to tackle the challenge of lack of real-time data on the migrants with the Governments. Facts: ShramShakti… Continue reading ShramShakti Portal and ShramSaathi module for Tribal Migrants

PMKVY 3.0: Govt. launches Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana(PMKVY) 3.0

News: The government of India has launched the third phase of its flagship skilling scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0). Facts: Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana(PMKVY): It is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched in 2015 and implemented by National Skill Development Corporation(NSDC). Objective: To enable a large number… Continue reading PMKVY 3.0: Govt. launches Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana(PMKVY) 3.0

USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme

Facts: USTTAD Scheme: The scheme was launched in 2015 by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. Aim: To upgrade the capacity building and traditional skills of master craftsmen and artisans. Objectives: Capacity building and upgrading of the traditional skills of master craftsmen and artisans; Documentation of identified traditional arts/crafts of minorities; Set standards of traditional skills; Training of… Continue reading USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme

Bharatskills learning platform

Source: PIB News: Directorate General of Training(DGT) has joined hands with Microsoft and NASSCOM Foundation to provide digital content for ITI students and also future-ready employability skilling program via the Bharatskills portal. Facts: Bharatskills Portal: It is an online training platform launched by the Directorate General of Training(DGT) in 2019. Purpose: It is a Central Repository for skills… Continue reading Bharatskills learning platform

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