The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in partnership with American India Foundation, Dell Technologies and University of Mumbai has launched ”Project Future Ready” to equip students with career skills. The project will cover over 1 lakh students in Mumbai and Delhi-NCR, of which 60 per cent are females.
- Aim: To provide skills development for these students through career mentoring, leveraging online skilling platforms and providing market aligned skills training for employability and inculcating entrepreneurial mind-set.
- On completion of the program, the students will receive a certification from NSDC and University of Mumbai.
–The partnership will certifying 200 college faculties by the University of Mumbai’s Garware Institute of Career Education and Development (GICED) as multi-skilled career mentors.
–Then, each of these trained faculties will engage 500 aspiring youth by conducting workshops on career guidance in colleges affiliated with the University of Mumbai.
–These students will also be trained by NSDC through its eskillindia platform to develop employability skills through customized courses for interview preparedness, communication, soft skills, among others.
Recent Related News:
i.On September 30, 2020 Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot virtually launched “Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission (ASIIM)” under Venture Capital Fund for Scheduled Castes (SC)(VCF-SC). It has been launched to promote innovation, enterprise among SC students in Higher Education Institutions and to help them become Job Givers.
ii.On 2nd October 2020, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry(FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women’s wing of FICCI and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the 3C initiative of FLO to empower women with employability through skill training and to promote women entrepreneurship.
Headquarter– New Delhi
Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)– Manish Kumar