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PARFI -PanIIT Alumni Reach for India Foundation is an organization which creates scalable and sustainable systems of enhancing the income levels of those people who are below the poverty line. This is done by delivering vocational education.PARFI aims to increase the income levels of people by providing zero subsidy vocational training program.100% loan financing is also provided.PARFI persuades Corporates to come forth and help scale its social enterprise to a PAN India level as this model works towards a sustainable social enterprise. PARFI has initiated affirmative referrals amongst parents of disadvantaged youth, both boys and girls to send their children to Gurukul for training, as success stories from candidates come forward who have been through the Gurukul system is helping convince people to be part of the movement.PARFI’s rural skill Gurukuls are open for admission only to Below Poverty Line (BPL) students who are unskilled and typically have not passed the upper cut-off of class X. Learn more:

Payroll -A payroll is a company's list of its employees, but the term is commonly used to refer to: the total amount of money that a company pays to its employees a company's records of its employees' salaries and wages, bonuses, and withheld taxes the company's department that calculates funds and pays these.[1] Payroll in the sense of "money paid to employees" plays a major role in a company for several reasons. Learn more:

PBL - Problem-based learning is a student-centered pedagogy in which students learn about a subject through the experience of solving an open-ended problem found in trigger material. The PBL process does not focus on problem solving with a defined solution, but it allows for the development of other desirable skills and attributes. This includes knowledge acquisition, enhanced group collaboration and communication. The PBL process was developed for medical education and has since been broadened in applications for other programs of learning. The process allows for learners to develop skills used for their future practice. It enhances critical appraisal, literature retrieval and encourages ongoing learning within a team environment.The PBL tutorial process involves working in small groups of learners. Each student takes on a role within the group that may be formal or informal and the role often alternates. It is focused on the student's reflection and reasoning to construct their own learning.Wood (2003) defines problem-based learning as a process that uses identified issues within a scenario to increase knowledge and understanding.[1] The principles of this process are listed below: Learner-driven self-identified goals and outcomes Students do independent, self-directed study before returning to larger group Learning is done in small groups of 8–10 people, with a tutor to facilitate discussion Trigger materials such as paper-based clinical scenarios, lab data, photographs, articles or videos or patients (real or simulated) can be used The Maastricht 7 jump process helps to guide the PBL tutorial process Based on principles of adult learning theory All members of the group have a role to play Allows for knowledge acquisition through combined work and intellect Enhances teamwork and communication, problem-solving and encourages independent responsibility for shared learning - all essential skills for future practice Anyone can do it as long it is right depending on the given causes and scenario We can be champions and holders of a vocational degree It depends upon the cases and the scenario the building of curriculum lesson. Learn more:

PCSC - Paints and Coatings Skill Council was registered in October 2015 under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013 as a non- profit company. It is promoted by industry bodies such as The Indian Paint Association (IPA), Indian Small Scale Paint Association (ISSPA) and Indian Paints and Coatings Association (IPCA). By combining standardised curriculums with sophisticated assessment tools for quality assurance, the council's goal is to promote and develop an ecosystem necessary to fill the skill gaps and meet the evolving challenges across all trades in the industry.The Paints and Coatings Skill Council is pledged to take steps to:Identify skills needed in the coatings sector.Develop the National Occupational Standards for all these skills. Develop the course material and training resources needed for quality training.Encourage and promote the setting up of the required training institutions/academies.Ensure that those who are trained in these institutions, meet the requirement of the industry.To connect trained and skilled workforce and potential employers. Paints and Coatings Skill Council works jointly with the industry to understand its requirements and respond to its expectations so as to facilitate faster growth of the sector and enable delivering better value to the end user. Learn more:

PIA - Project Implementation Agencies (PIAs) partner for effective implementation of various schemes in skill development such as DDU-GKY. They are an integral part of the planning process and play an important role in the success of the program. Learn more:

PINK COLLAR - A third type of work is a service worker (pink collar) whose labor is related to customer interaction, entertainment, sales or other service- oriented work.In the United States and (at least some) other English-speaking countries, a pink-collar- worker refers to someone working in the care-oriented career field or in jobs historically considered to be "women’s work." This may include jobs in nursing, teaching, secretarial work, waitressing, or child care. While these jobs may be filled by men, they are typically female-dominated and may or may not pay significantly less than white-collar or blue-collar jobs.Many occupations blend blue, white, or pink industry categorizations. Learn more:

PIOCCI - People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a not-for-profit initiative.People of Indian Origin constitute the largest diaspora in the world. As per the Indian Ministry of External Affairs there are approximately 30.8 million Indian diaspora residing outside India.PIOCCI seeks to explore new dimensions on showcasing and building economic partnerships between India and its Diaspora.With a strong base of entrepreneurs, leaders and NGOs that enjoy a rich and vast network in India and overseas, PIOCCI is poised to project a multitude of dimensions of how NRIs and PIOs could become part of India’s fast-paced growth and development across sectors.PIOCCI aims to act as a platform to connect and catalyze a regular interaction with the diaspora spread in more than 150 countries.PIOCCI has been exploring new dimensions on showcasing and building economic partnerships between India and its diaspora and this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) provides an impetus to contribute to skilling India.PIOCCI has been serving India’s engagement and partnership with the diaspora in areas of investment, trade and commerce, technology/innovation/knowledge sharing, social, cultural, tourism, spiritual, healthcare, climate change, anti-terrorism, industries, agriculture/food processing, water & sanitation, infrastructure among others, with a focus on emboldening India’s dynamic new policies and schemes such as Make in India, Digital India, Skill India, Swachh Bharat Mission, Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Namami Gange etc. towards strengthening bilateral relations with countries of Indian Diaspora strength and improved socio-economic development in India. Learn more:

PISA-Programme for International Standards Assessment is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in member and non-member nations intended to evaluate educational systems by measuring 15-year-old school pupils' scholastic performance on mathematics, science, and reading.Its aim is to provide comparable data with a view to enabling countries to improve their education policies and outcomes. It measures problem solving and cognition. Learn more:

Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a credit linked subsidy programme administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India. At national level, Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is the nodal agency for implementation of the scheme. Learn more

Objective of “Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana”is ensuring access to various financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension to the excluded sections i.e. weaker sections & low income groups. This deep penetration at affordable cost is possible only with effective use of technology.PMJDY is a National Mission on Financial Inclusion encompassing an integrated approach to bring about comprehensive financial inclusion of all the households in the country. The plan envisages universal access to banking facilities with at least one basic banking account for every household, financial literacy, access to credit, insurance and pension facility. In addition, the beneficiaries would get RuPay Debit card having inbuilt accident insurance cover of र 1 lakh. The plan also envisages channeling all Government benefits (from Centre / State / Local Body) to the beneficiaries accounts and pushing the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme of the Union Government. The technological issues like poor connectivity, on-line transactions will be addressed. Mobile transactions through telecom operators and their established centres as Cash Out Points are also planned to be used for Financial Inclusion under the Scheme. Also an effort is being made to reach out to the youth of this country to participate in this Mission Mode Programme. Learn more:

PMKVY - Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is the flagship of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship ( MSDE ) to facilitate youth employability. It was launched on 15th July 2015, observing the date as National Skills Day . The objective of this PMKVY Skill Certificate is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. The training is completely free since the government pays the training and assessment fee. Learn more:

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is a government-backed accident insurance scheme in India. The Scheme is available to people in the age group 18 to 70 years with a bank account who give their consent to join / enable auto-debit on or before 31st May for the coverage period 1st June to 31st May on an annual renewal basis. Aadhar would be the primary KYC for the bank account. The risk coverage under the scheme is Rs.2 lakh for accidental death and full disability and Rs. 1 lakh for partial disability. The premium of Rs. 12 per annum is to be deducted from the account holder’s bank account through ‘auto-debit’ facility in one installment. The scheme is being offered by Public Sector General Insurance Companies or any other General Insurance Company who are willing to offer the product on similar terms with necessary approvals and tie up with banks for this purpose. Learn more:

PPP - Public-private partnership is a financing model for a public infrastructure project such as a new telecommunications system, airport or power plant. The public partner is represented by the government at a local, state and national level. The private partner can be a privately-owned business, public corporation or consortium of businesses with a specific area of expertise.PPP is a comprehensive term that can be applied to anything from a simple, short term management contract (with or without investment requirements) to a long-term contract that includes funding, planning, building, operation, maintenance and divestiture. PPP is useful for large projects that require highly-skilled work force and a significant cash outlay to get started. Learn more:–private_partnership

Productivity describes various measures of the efficiency of production. A productivity measure is expressed as the ratio of output to inputs used in a production process, i.e. output per unit of input. Productivity is a crucial factor in production performance of firms and nations. Increasing national productivity can raise living standards because more real income improves people's ability to purchase goods and services, enjoy leisure, improve housing and education and contribute to social and environmental programs. Productivity growth also helps businesses to be more profitable. Learn more:

PSSC - "Power Sector Skill Council has been set up as a Society under Society Registration Act of 1860 with the aim of facilitating the skill development activities including capacity building for training to meet the needs of Power Industry .The main objectives of the PSSC is to make sure that skilled and certified manpower in adequate number is made available across various segments of this industry. The PSSC will build a dynamic labour market information system (LMIS) to keep track of the labour market, will identify skill gaps, and frame occupational standards in order to facilitate development of practical and high quality training content. Learn more:

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