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Business Economy

NSDC, TCS ink MoU to boost Skill India Mission

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) on Thursday inked a Memorandum of Understanding with IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to leverage the Learning and Assessment platform of TCS iON to provide speed and scale in skilling initiatives.
The partnership is aimed to enhance NSDC’s skill development and capacity building initiatives such as National Occupation Standards (NOS), Qualification Packs and Curriculum.
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a Public Private Partnership mandated to involve the private sector in skilling 150 million Indians by 2022.
With an objective to strengthen skilling outcomes through digital technology, TCS iON, through its Learning and Assessment platform, will help in developing a framework and integrating these resources. TCS will bring iON platform - the ‘Phygital’ (Physical Assets integrated with Digital platforms) delivery model and its large partner ecosystem to the engagement.
Announcing the association, NSDC MD & CEO Manish Kumar said, “Our partnership with reputed organisations such as TCS is a step towards accelerating the Skill India Mission.”
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Sensex down by 5 67 pts

27 Jun 2019 | 4:11 PM

Mumbai, Jun 27 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday fell by 5.

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WIN signs MoU with Korea based Hanwha for Cobot business in India

WIN signs MoU with Korea based Hanwha for Cobot business in India

27 Jun 2019 | 4:11 PM

Bangalore, June 27(UNI) Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) Automation Business and Korea-based Hanwha Robotics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the Cobots Businessin India.

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Petrol rates up by 7 p/l & diesel in range of 4-6 p/l

27 Jun 2019 | 3:23 PM

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Fuel prices registered an increase on Thursday after remaining stagnant for two days.

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SpiceJet to start daily non-stop flight from Mumbai to Hong Kong from July 31

27 Jun 2019 | 2:42 PM

Mumbai, Jun 27 (UNI) Low-fare airline SpiceJet on Thursday announced the launch of a daily non-stop flight connecting India's financial capital Mumbai with Hong Kong.

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Solar Industries Assn recommends raising of export incentives from 2 pc to at least 10 pc

27 Jun 2019 | 2:39 PM

New Delhi, Jun 27 (UNI) Raising concerns that the survival of the Solar Modules Manufacturers Industry is at stake, the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) has in its pre-budget recommendations suggested that this is the right time for providing manufacturing incentives, including subsidies for power, capital, interest and depreciation to this industry, duty free import of manufacturing equipment.

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