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Here we go with the top headlines of the week,
- On November 10th and 11th, 2022, in Jaipur, the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre
for Asia (CEMCA) and Bhartiya Skill Development University (BSDU), Jaipur, will host a two-
day consultation gathering of significant stakeholders from the vocational area. Read more…
- Twenty candidates from India received two silvers, three bronzes, and thirteen medallions
for excellence in the ongoing WorldSkills Competition 2022 (WSC2022), demonstrating
remarkable talent and skills. Read more…
Skill development news from the government
- On November 3, 2022, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a portal (Pmshrischools.education.gov.in) for selecting Pradhan Mantri schools for Rising India.
- In order to implement different new schemes as part of its plan for smart cities, the Haryana government intends to implement multiple IoT (internet of things) solutions linked with drones.
- On November 15, schools and higher education institutions all around the country will commemorate Janjatiya Gaurav Divas in a grand manner.
- On November 7, 2022, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar travelled to Jammu and Kashmir for a two-day tour. He will meet with state government officials, students, and other stakeholders to increase involvement in the fields of entrepreneurship, innovation, and skill development.
- The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), organised a “Kaushal Mahotsav” on 6th November 2022, at Sarangadhar Stadium, Kamakhyanagar Stadium in Dhenkanal. Read more…
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Skill development news from the industry
- A Delhi-based organization named IG Drones launched India’s first “Drone Simulator” at the Defence Expo in 2022 in an effort to empower 10 million+ youths and support the Prime Minister’s vision of establishing India as the world’s drone capital.
- To offer programs like Full Stack Development (MERN), Data Science, Applied EV Design & Integration, and Hydrocarbon Field & Distribution Engineers, NSDC has partnered with Hoping Minds, a skill development initiative focused on placement.
- On November 2, 2022, Garuda Aerospace announced that it had signed an MOU with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru for joint research operations and services involving unmanned aerial vehicles.
- DroneAcharya expands by purchasing more than 100 new drones. Starting in 2023, it plans to annually train more than 500 pilots and 25 instructors.
- In the Pre-IPO round, Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor, as well as market veteran Shankar Sharma, acquired minority stakes in DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations.
- On November 6, 2022, Siasat Daily and Space Tech Global organized a seminar on “drone pilot training.” The workshop’s aim was to assist students to get started on their drone journey.
- According to Aerosys Aviation India, the drone may be used to detect nutrient scarcity in the field and then spray the essential nutrients for better crop results and farmer income.
Skill development news from ITIs
- Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) admissions increased to 93.79% and cent percent of admission achieved in 51 it is because of the awareness created through Naan Mudhalvan.
- In order to allow students to enrol directly in degree and diploma courses, Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University’s Industrial Training Institute courses have been recognized as being equivalent to the academic sessions of both Class 11 and Class 12.
- The Kerala government would establish career development centres in each district in the State. ITI (industry training institute) students will receive skill training as well as language instruction. There would be more ITIs with production centres.
Skill development news from academia
- DIET, Kishtwar, held a two-day workshop on student personal safety education, bringing safety to schools, preventing students from online abuse, Shikshak Parv-2020, and inclusive and special education under NEP-2020.
- The PG Department of Computer Science and IT at the University of Jammu and Advance Tech India Pvt Ltd, Mohali have signed an MOU to provide various training programmes in the field of IoT (Internet of Things).
- On November 2, 2022, BMCC and SNDT Women’s University, the first women’s university in India with 106 years of history, signed an agreement for academic collaboration. The working lives of students will change as a result of this collaboration.
- Education in Ireland, Irish Higher Education Institutions will organise education fairs in five cities in November. For Indian students planning to study abroad in 2023–2024, the fairs will provide an overview of the educational options available in Ireland.
- In a draft revision of its guidelines, the UGC made “multidisciplinarity” a requirement for providing the status of “deemed-to-be universities” to institutions of higher education.
- On November 4, 2022, the Ministry of Education has established a high-level panel to strengthen the assessment and accreditation of higher education institutions.
- To provide internships, placements, and skill development training programmes for degree students at Telangana Social and Tribal Welfare Residential Degree Colleges, TSWREIS & TTWREIS have signed an MOU with MassMutual India.
- On November 4, 2022, the Cambridge Learning Partner Program Center was launched by Lamrin Tech Skills University (LTSU) Punjab in association. The Youth of Punjab will receive world-class English language skills from the center.
- Students up to Class 5 are taught social responsibility, encouraged to care for their environment around the school, and motivated to succeed in a Maharashtra village school located on a hillock 45 km from the district headquarters.
- According to a statement issued by the state’s health minister, Dhan Singh Rawat, medical schools and colleges in Uttarakhand will start offering MBBS courses in Hindi during the following academic year.
- Courses on career guidance have started for Class 11 and Class 12 students in all government schools in Tamil Nadu. These classes have been created to help students in self-assessment.
Skill development news from the States/UTs
- Andhra Pradesh: Home minister Taneti Vanita has advised the prison authorities to give jail inmates the proper skill and employment training so they can find employment instantly after being released.
- Assam: According to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Skill University will guarantee the availability of a workforce that will persuade major investors from across the country and abroad to consider the State as one of the most favourable investment destinations.
- Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Skill Development Mission held a workshop on “skilling for the future” at the Hotel Mountview. The PM Modi’s vision for skills training for women in non-traditional jobs, as well as for those who lost their jobs due to the COVID pandemic, was highlighted.
- Haryana: Using a fixed-wing drone, Drone Imaging and Information Services of Haryana Limited (DRIISHYA) successfully surveyed the Khanak mines for volumetric analysis in the mining areas of Bhiwani district, Dadam and Khanak.
- Jammu and Kashmir: More than 300 new courses in management, soft skills, robotics, data analytics, blockchain, artificial intelligence, aviation, coding, and other subjects have been introduced by the Department of Tribal Affairs J&K to its Skill Development Training Program.
- Karnataka: On 2nd Novemeber 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inauguration of the three-day Invest Karnataka 2022 Summit in Bengaluru and highlighted the growing potential of the drone industry.
- Maharashtra: On November 1, 2022, Mangal Prabhat Lodha, the state’s minister of skill development and entrepreneurship, declared that 1,000 skill centres would be established in rural areas of Maharashtra during the next six months.
- Nagaland: Temjen Imna Along, Minister of Nagaland Higher Education and Tribal Affairs, remarked that “Nagaland should be a land of entrepreneurs.” Speaking to students at the Kohima, India, opening of the three-day “Photo Exhibition and Artificial Intelligence Display.”
- Odisha: Up to 40 World Skill Center students visited Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Odisha, before they travelled to Singapore to attend the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Singapore to enhance their skills.
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