KPMG Environmental Scan Report 2016
The global economy has been facing headwinds in the recent years and the Indian economy too was not immune to it. Amidst this global uncertainty, the Indian sub -continent has been gradually charting a slightly different path by focusing on the infrastructure led spending and domestic consumption story. By doing this, India had demonstrated itself as one of the few glimmers of hope off late corroborated with the fact Indian economy grew at 7.9% in FY 2015-16, becoming the world’s fastest growing large economy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), predicts that India would retain this status until 2020.
PMKVY 2.0 - Training of Trainers, Training of Assessors and Training of master Trainers calendar
TOT is training program to certify the trainers so that they can provide the training in a better manner.TOT is a program launched to enhance the quality to impart the training at various locations. It is aimed at those new to training to enable them to make an effective contribution to the training and development of others. It will give trainers the basic skills and knowledge needed as a foundation from which they can later develop further specialist skills of identifying training needs, training design, training facilitation and training evaluation.
NSDC releases the latest issue of Skill Matters - NSDC's monthly newsletter
This month's lead story is about Worldskills Team India's visit to Leipzig, Germany and the three winners of the Medallion of Excellence! A synopsis of skill gap studies from four new states is also discussed.
A Cut Below: Companies work towards Skill Gap in India
India's "demographic bulge" - the hundreds of millions of young people who will flood its job markets in the next decade - is in danger of sliding into a lopsided paunch that will weigh the nation down and crimp its gross domestic product. The problem is simple: Indians are obsessed with textbook education and white-collar dreams. Most of them shy away from bluecollar careers that could guarantee them employment and income. Learn more about the current skill gap and the proposed way forward.
Lack of key skills is the biggest threat to Indian business: PwC HR Study
Nearly 81% of Indian CEOs see the unavailability of key skills as the biggest threat to growth prospects and wish to change their organisation's talent strategy in the next 12 months, according to a PwC study.
Indian Education System: It's for bread alone
Of India’s 1.2-billion population, 60% are of the working age. And of the 15 million individuals who join the queue of job seekers every year, only 3% undergo vocational training
Sector Skill Councils: The way forward for Skill Development in India
SSCs are national partnership organizations that bring together Industry, Human Resource, Academia and Government with an objective to bridge the identified skill gaps in different sectors of India’s economy.
Strategic and implementation framework for skill development in India
India has one of the youngest populations in the world and a very large pool of young English-speaking people. Therefore, it has the potential to meet the skill needs of other countries and also cater to its own demand for skilled manpower.
Skill Development in India - A Transformation in the Making
The 11th Five-Year Plan document mentioned that while 12.8 million people join the Indian workforce each year, the annual training capacity is less than half of that (GoI 2007). With one of the youngest populations in the world and projected to have 64 per cent of its likely population in the 15–59 age bracket by 2021 (GoI 2012), India is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this favourable demographic proi le to take that giant leap from being a developing country to a developed one in a decade from now.
TSSC signs tripartite MoU with TiE, IESA to from loT Skill Center in Bengaluru
BENGALURU: Telecom Sector Skill Council(TSSC), The Indus Entrepreneurs(TiE) & India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA)
have signed a tripartite Memorandum of..