MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT
Govt to launch PMKVY-III in next financial year: Skill development minister
Govt launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to impart skills to one crore persons by 2020.
HRD Ministry defers decision to hike MTech fee in IITs
While the ministry had, in September, announced the decision of the IIT Council that i...
India assures renewable developers of pro-business policies
"Government is committed to managing curtailments to enhance the ease of doing bu...
Govt working on suggestions to create Rs 5k cr stressed asset fund: Secretary MSME Arun Kumar Panda
Indian MSME faces multiple challenges – out which is access to finance, cutting edge technology and asymmetry of information are some of the primary ones. The MSME Ministry is currently focused on improving the MSMEs access to financial help in their technological advancement.
Many states, union territories reported 'nil' data on farmer suicides: Home Ministry
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said this in response to a question by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to know if the farmer suicide data for the past four years was available.
Companies can recover full exploration cost from new discoveries only: Oil Ministry
At the end of the exploration period, they retain the area needed to develop the discoveries and get a mining lease for that. The rest of the land is relinquished to the govt. After the finds begin to generate revenue, the companies recover costs before sharing profit with the govt.
IREDA mulls USD 100 mn green window for financing renewable projects: MNRE Secretary
An allocation of approximately USD 20 million is being considered for the green window, with plans of leveraging USD 80 million from other agencies to establish a facility of USD 100 million. "IREDA is planning to set up a dedicated green window to serve the unserved segments of renewable energy," MNRE Secretary Anand Kumar said as per a statement issued by MNRE.
Government imparts skills training under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
“Under PMKVY (2016-20), as on November 11, 2019, approximately 69.03 lakh candidates have been trained throughout the country,” minister Singh said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Friday.
Govt wants PSUs to hire more apprentices for service business
The govt is of the view that though most PSUs are hiring apprentices for technical and manufacturing job roles, the number of apprentices in the service sector is lagging behind. The aim is to fill the gap in supply and demand for skilled workforce and meet the aspirations of the Indian youth through gaining on-the-job training.
With renewable energy, Rail ministry to transform Indian Railways into 'Green Railways'
Through the Power Sector Reform (PSR) programme, the MoU with DFID envisages to include co-operation for energy efficiency and energy self-sufficiency for Indian Railways.
CMPDIL to help Singareni Collieries set up washeries
CMPDI will prepare tender documents, conduct technical assistance in evaluation of offers, approve design drawings & offer periodic supervision during execution. For the coal handling plants with washery, CMPDI will prepare tender documents, offer technical assistance in evaluation of offers and approve design drawings. The MOU is for a period of 3 years.
Parliamentary panel for regular recruitment, use of technology by MOSPI
"Ministry should carry out regular recruitment of qualified/trained staff for this purpose. It should not compromise in any manner on the quality of statistical staff at the field level, so that the credibility of the whole process is not jeopardized," the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said in its report on MOSPI tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
JNUSU submits memorandum to HRD Ministry
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh stated that a memorandum has been submitted to Ministry of Human Resource ...
Bharatmala project: Here’s how one of Union government’s key infrastructure program has progressed
The total length of roads approved in the phase I roll out of the project is around 34,000 km which is approximated to be completed with an expenditure of Rs 5,35,000 crore.
Over 7,000 exit BTech in IITs in last 5 yrs, lose coveted tag
This staggering dropout statistic was revealed by the Ministry of HRD in the Lok Sabha recently while making a statement on top engineering institutions like the IITs and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) getting approval to provide the exit option to students.
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