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FFSC - Furniture & Fittings Skill Council (FFSC) is a Non-Profit organization, established under societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. The Council has been promoted by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) with funding from the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).The purpose of the sector skill council is to focus on establishing an effective and efficient eco-system for development and imparting of skills for the Furniture & Fittings industry ,including relevant curriculum, courses, information database, delivery system, standardization, accreditation and certification processes to enhance the employability of the Indian workforce globally.The mandates for FFSC are:Develop a sector skill development plan for the furniture & fittings industry.Plan and execute training of trainers. Ensure delivery of training programs by accredited organizations as per industry norms and standards.The Furniture & Fittings Skill Council is looking at aiming to carrying out pilot training projects in different states based on an Occupational Standards led curriculum and content.Developing career path, skill competency standards and qualifications for upgrading youth/work force at par with the developed countries.

FICCI - The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is an association of business organisations in India. Established in 1927, on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi by GD Birla and Purushottam Das Thakurdas, it is the largest, oldest and the apex business organisation in India. It is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation. FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public. FICCI Millennium alliance aims at supporting and scaling-up low-cost, innovative solutions. It is a joint initiative of FICCI, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the United States Agency for International .

FICSI - Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 and is assisted by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), under the backing of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI) is engaged in the recognition of skill development needs in Food Processing Sector, development of a sector skill development plan and maintenance of a skill inventory, determination of skills/competency standards and qualifications, standardizing affiliation and accreditation process, participating in affiliation, accreditation, examination and certification, planning and executing Training of Trainers, promotion of academics of excellence and establishment of a specific Labour Market Information System (LMIS). Learn more:

Finishing school
Finishing school -With a view to meet the shortage of skilled human resource requirements of corporates, TASK has taken up the initiative to conceive and roll out Finishing School Pilots for students who have completed their graduation and are currently unemployed with an objective of enhancing their Employability Quotient. This programme will be held for 8 - 12 weeks wherein the skilling sessions on Technical, Organizational and Personal Skill modules shall be delivered through Instructor Led Training, eLearning and Self-Study Labs. These sessions offer industry-relevant learning content which helps the students in enhancing the success rate for getting through a job interview and selection process. The pedagogy would include concepts, practice sessions, guest lectures, simulations, projects, assignments and case studies with periodic assessments. The program is highly subsidized and non-residential Eligibility: Candidates who have completed their graduation and are currently unemployed. Candidates have to declare that they have not obtained a job while applying for this programme. Should have above 60% across their 10th, Intermediate & Graduation Selection: Selection of candidates will be done on the basis Pre-assessment Test Personal Interview Learn more:

Formal Economy
Formal Economy ( organized sector ) - Specific characteristics of the formal economy (1) has an organised system of employment with clear written rules of recruitment, agreement and job responsibilities. (2) has a standardised relationship between the employer and the employee is maintained through a formal contract. (3) the employee is expected to work for fixed hours and receives fixed salaries in addition to incentives and perks. He works under a decent work environment and is entitled to benefits such as leave, savings, loans etc. He has an organised association or union where his official grievances are addressed. Besides, he is covered under social protection benefits such as life insurance, health insurance, pension, gratuity etc.People working in civil service, public sector units, government service, defence, multi-national/national/private companies, schools, colleges, research institutes, management organizations, banks etc.…all belong to the Formal Sector.

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