ICICI Academy to train 2.5 lakh rural youth

Coimbatore, November 16:   ICICI Academy for Skills, a rural initiative of ICICI Foundation, plans to train over 2.5 lakh under-privileged youth by March 2018. The academy’s rural self-employment training institutes (RSETIs) has already imparted training to almost 1.9 lakh youth. The centre in Coimbatore trains 1,800 students annually in six skills such as refrigeration and…

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‘Education and training important for emerging workforce’

New Delhi, November 17:   Two factors that are important to bring business sustainability are education and training for the new emerging workforce, said Shishir Jaipuria, Chairman, Board of Governors, Jaipuria School of Business. On November 11, Jaipuria School of Business organised an International Conference on “Changing Economic Scenario: Strategies for Business Sustainability”. Suresh Prabhu, Union…

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Be a life-long learner: Thomas Friedman

Nov 16:   You need to be a life-long learner in order to hold life-long employment, said Thomas Friedman, three-time Pulitzer winner and New York Times Columnist at the Tata Literature Live! festival in Mumbai on Friday. He was speaking to an audience of enthralled book aficionados on the theme of his last book, Thank you…

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Gour Banga University vice-chancellor resigns

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published:November 17, 2017 3:30 pm Partha Chatterjee. The vice-chancellor of Gour Banga University, Malda, Gopal Chandra Mishra has resigned from his post. Mishra confirmed having sent his letter to the state Higher Education secretary and told reporters he could not work in the present situation prevailing at the academic institution.…

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Manual typing courses to resume in Maharashtra

By: Express News Service Written by Mumbai | Maharashtra | Published:November 17, 2017 4:27 am Maharashtra had over 3,500 typing and shorthand training institutes in which over 7 lakh students took the Government Certificate in Computer Typing Basic Course (GCC-TBC) every year. Three months after deciding to axe the manual typewriting exam in the state,…

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