SAS NAGAR, June 24 -- Punjab will get 198 skill development centres under the Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM) with construction completed at Rs 39.20 crore. Thirteen centres have been constructed in the GMADA area, 52 in Amritsar Development Authority (ADA) area, 35 in Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority(GLADA) area, 46 in Bathinda Development Authority (BDA) area, 26 in Patiala Development Authority (PDA) area and 26 in JDA (Jala... Read More

Now, Priyanka to promote govt's Skill India initiative

NEW DELHI, June 24 -- As if cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, actor Sidharth Malhotra, and singer Mohit Chauhan weren't enough, the government has made Priyanka Chopra the latest brand ambassador of its Skill India initiative.

Manish Kumar, CEO and managing director of the National Skill Development Corporation, which is helping implement Skill India, said that the administration is planning a major new promotional effort. Filming of ... Read More

Odisha awarded "Best performing state in the Country" in Skill development

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Odisha awarded "Best performing state in the Country" in Skill development. In August 2016, the state government articulated a simple idea: "Skilled-in-Odisha".

"It is perhaps one of the most poignant metaphors in our recent memory. Here, we are saying, our efforts at skill development must take us to a level where peopl... Read More

Entangled but sorted

India, June 24 -- TV actress Shivani Tomar speaks on her ups and downs, the luxury of privacy and the difficulties of her new role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3

It's been five-and-a-half years since young actress Shivani Tomar has been working in the television industry but has had to battle severe odds just to get noticed. That's a gritty challenge, considering TV careers have a very short shelf life, particularly for women. And if you haven'... Read More

Iftar Mahfil welfare approach

Dhaka, June 24 -- Iftar Mahfil has become a tradition in the Holy Ramzan. Such gathering, if it is a positive approach to contribute to fraternal relation in the society, is surely acceptable. Sharing the joy of fasting irrespective of social status and class is praiseworthy.

This reflects allegiance to the Islamic code of conduct. It contributes to spread the beauty of Islam - its humanistic ideal.

But, in some cases, it has been observed that... Read More

Students urged to have career plans during counselling

, June 24 -- IMPHAL June 23MAHUD minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said India as a whole nation could achieve complete development only when the minorities and weaker sections progress.Expressing happiness Shyamkumar said that he is fortunate to be able to attend the function organised by the ministry of minority affairs after winning elections for three terms.He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of sensitization and career c... Read More

Handloom training course launched in Kpi

, June 24 -- From Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI |June 23A 6-month handloom weaving training course was launched here today taking forward the Prime Minister's 'Skill-India' initiative under the Commerce and Industries department, government of Manipur.Thangjakam Misao, vice chairman, ADC Sadar Hills launched the training program by cutting the inaugural ribbon. 20 women weavers will be trained by two instructors.The inaugural function was attended b... Read More

25 young Nigerians benefit from EFCC's corruption prevention initiative

Nigeria, June 23 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in partnership with the Creative Youth Initiative against Corruption, CYIAC, Thursday presented gifts (Net Books) to 25 winners who emerged from a three-month intensive creative programme embarked upon to curb corruption through creative development.

The students, between ages nine to 14, showcased their talents in painting, drama, poetry and singing. The event took place at ... Read More

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India, June 23 -- Senior police officer lynched by mob outside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

A mob in Srinagar lynched a senior police officer during the night, official said on Friday. The body of Deputy Superintendent of Police Ayub Pandith was recovered on Friday morning from outside the Jamia Masjid in the Nowhatta area of the old city where he was attacked. When hundreds were busy in prayers during the holiest night of the Muslim calendar called... Read More

NSDC and Schneider forge cross-border partnership under Skill India mission

New Delhi, June 23 -- India is strengthening its play in the renewable sector and to support the requirement of skilled resources for this, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Schneider Electric India have setup a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Bangalore with a focus on Power, Solar and Automation. They have also set up seven Advanced Renewable Energy Training Centres in the cities of Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Bangalore, Delhi, Cutta... Read More