The National Youth Parliament Organization (NYPO) organised a Youth Parliament on 7th – 8th Jan 2021 to discuss Budget for India for FY 21-22.
In view of the same, a pre-budget session kicked off on 6th Jan 2021 in which experts from various sectors came along to share their thoughts and experiences. This session became more valuable for team MEPSC when Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, CEO-MEPSC was invited there to share a dialogue as a panelist with the youth where he discussed India’s Skilling Challenges and Opportunities and its Education System.
We are proud to share that MEPSC has associated with Bosch for their Vocational Skilling Initiatives under which MEPSC will be training Bosch's trainers on the Trainer job role. The first batch commenced on 14th Dec with 23 candidates.
This month, MEPSC in association with the Institute of Chartered Tax Practitioners India (ICTPI) launched an online course via a virtual platform. This certification course will give an opportunity to existing enrolled tax practitioners to convert themselves into qualified professionals.
For more details, you can visit https://www.ictpi.in/ctpr
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal graced the National Webinar organised by the UGC Subcommittee and IQAC of Narsinha Dutt College as a Guest Speaker on 23 Nov 2020. Col. Pokhriyal shared his thoughts with the attendees on the topic of "Need of Vocational Education in Higher Education Space" and stressed the importance of Vocational Education among Indian Youth.
On the World Television Day, International Chamber for Service Industry (ICSI) organised a Virtual Skill Summit to discuss how we can empower Indian youth with Global Skills. Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal shared his valuable thoughts in this special session. He was accompanied by Ms. Monic Bahl, CEO-BWSSC and Mr. Mohit Soni, CEO-MESC as fellow speakers.
We feel thrilled to share that MEPSC has associated with LawSikho for providing online Diploma Courses to the youth under various legal domains. The three courses under which one can get certified are as follows:
1) Diploma in Advanced Contract Drafting, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
2) Diploma in Cyber Law, Fintech Regulations and Technology Contracts
3) Diploma in Merger & Acquisitions, Institutional Finance and Investment Laws
Visit this link for more details https://lawsikho.com/governmentcertifiedcourses
Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC) and Cambridge University Press came together to organise a special webinar on the topic of "Building an Employable Workforce". This webinar aimed at bringing together the key stakeholders and lead to the rolling out of several effective training programmes that will benefit the young demographic across the country become employable and productive in the true sense.
Being responsible citizens of India, Team MEPSC felt that it’s their bounded duty to create awareness among our citizens and hence we associated with Wadhwani Foundation for the second time to support their “Sahayata Initiative” – one of its kind webinars to teach people the various nuances about this disease using digital platform and quiz tools as the medium of communication.
We feel proud to share that MEPSC has been conferred with the “National Skills Excellence Award 2020 – Gold” in the Institutional Category by Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Haryana in a glittering online ceremony held on 02nd October 2020 in the august presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal.
MEPSC has always been fully dedicated to the dream of Skill India Mission and has believed in its Vision and Mission. Watch this corporate video to get more insights about the origin, work and journey so far of MEPSC towards the skilling and for the skilling.
Visit https://youtu.be/Zo_RihvDdC8 to watch the video.
MEPSC in association with I-Will organized an exclusive webinar on the "Implementation of Apprenticeship Program" one of its kind sessions for creating awareness and engaging Industries, Institutions and Training partners with the apprenticeship scheme. Mr. Ashok D Shahane, DY Chief Executive (Skill Development Mission) Larsen & Toubro, Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, CEO-MEPSC and Mr. Vasu Sharma, Senior Member (Apprenticeship Division) NSDC were the keynote speakers. The program was witnessed by more than 260 attendees.
MEPSC virtually signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Delhi on 12 Sept 2020 for conducting online short-term module programs. This collaboration will provide various learning programs via digital platforms.
Mr. Santosh Saha, Head-Business Development - MEPSC conducted sessions for Training Partners and trainers to create awareness on the importance of Road Safety and Traffic Distancing, a digital campaign started by Club D2S has started to transform driving behavior by practicing Traffic Distancing on roads and reduce road crashes in the country.
MEPSC feels exhilarated to share that one of our Master Trainers, Ms. Prema Anand has been bestowed with the prestigious Kuashalacharya Award 2020 for Category 3: National Award for Master Trainers for her outstanding contribution to PMKVY 2.0.
To create awareness among the citizens for the importance of Road Safety and Traffic Distancing, Club D2S has started a nationwide digital campaign to transform driving behavior by practicing Traffic Distancing on roads and reduce road crashes in the country. MEPSC's team members attended a one-day training on this crucial topic to understand its importance and spread this message further by training more people.
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, Retd CEO, MEPSC shared his valuable thoughts in a webinar organized by International Chamber for Service Industry (ICSI) on "MSME Entrepreneurship Avenues for Youth" - a series on Empowering MSMEs held on 6 Sept 2020.
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, CEO-MEPSC had a candid interview with the team of NISARG National Network for their special interview series - Good Morning Bhaarat. Col. Pokhriyal shared his views on how MEPSC is working towards the dream of Skilled India and MEPSC's future plans with respect to the post COVID situation.
MEPSC feels proud to be associated with the Skilling Initiative of the Supreme Court of India. This collaboration aims towards the capacity building of the Supreme Court Employees on comprehensive work readiness skills. The first batch has been kicked off on 4 Aug 2020 with the stenographic personnel in the cadres of Court Master(SH), PS to Registrar, PS to Additional Registrar, Senior Personal Assistant and Personal Assistant.
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, Retd CEO, MEPSC shared his valuable thoughts in a webinar organised by Centum Learning Limited on "Digitizing SSC's Core Capabilities" in July 2020.
Mr. Shikher Saxena, Sr. Manager-Operations, MEPSC conversed about the Assessments and Certification process as a Keynote Speaker at a webinar organised by DDUGKY, Chhattisgarh. This webinar supported many PIAs in solving their queries related to different Skilling Schemes.
"How MSMEs can transform their business by digitizing themselves?" MEPSC conducted an online conclave on 18 July 2020 with the presence of esteemed guest speakers on "Transforming Business: MSMEs GoOnline - Post COVID Situation". The event was witnessed by more than 100 participants and it became even more insightful when our speakers shared their entrepreneurial stories.
In order to support the students in attaining industry-ready skills and to provide them with a pool of opportunities, MEPSC has collaborated with 9 Universities and Colleges across India to implement B.Voc Programmes in these institutes. MEPSC has also collaborated with Sr. Aurobindo College, Delhi University to provide certification programs on Entrepreneurship and Startups.
On the eve of World Youth Skills Day, the success stories of MEPSC got featured in the NISARG Network Magazine's periodical - Skill Darpan. You can read the full stories at http://nisargnationalnetwork.com/skill-darpan-reflection-of-skilling-in-india-2/
Security Sector adds to a significant portion of our economy and we are glad to be a part of this manpower-intensive sector. Saying so, team MEPSC is delighted to share that the initiatives taken by the SSC to promote and provide employment opportunities to the Security Guards in India has been featured in the National daily- Financial Express.
Being responsible citizens of India, Team MEPSC felt that it’s their bounded duty to create awareness among our citizens and hence MEPSC curated an informatory video on COVID-19 in association with Unifiers Social Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
This small video gives a vast amount of information on the symptoms and preventive measures of COVID-19. You can watch the video on our YouTube Channel and subscribe to it for the latest updates of the SSC's activities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj2Hn6DH7DM&list=PLXJE06XLcysQ7iINvPQGTyODuoJs1rkx_
In order to create awareness and benefit of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) in the Security and Management Sector, MEPSC conducted two Webinars in May 2020.
These sessions were very fruitful wherein participants were equally involved in asking questions and sharing their thoughts on the role and advantage of this scheme in their respective sectors.
MEPSC and NSDC felt the need to orient the previously certified Master Trainers on ‘how to deliver the session online. To fulfill the same, MEPSC conducted a 2-day Orientation program for the Master Trainers of Larsen & Toubro (L&T). In this, trainers were apprised about the online platforms and how to make those effective and engaging at the same time for the candidates.
These unprecedented times and challenges gave us the opportunity to learn virtually and optimally utilize the digital world. Being said so, Team MEPSC collaborated with AAMC Training India Pvt. Ltd. to formulate a unique Dual Certification Program called Aacharya comprising of the Indian Master Trainer Program aligned to National Qualification Standards (MEP/Q2602) and the Australian Qualification Trainer (TVETC001). The first batch started on the Google Meet platform with 11 candidates in April 2020.
RPL Training organised by Olive Heritage at Gurugram in association with MEPSC for Home Guards and Special Police Officers to empower and refine their skill sets. This program also offered them a fair platform to draw scheme associated benefits.
As they say, hard work pays off - it truly did when Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, CEO, MEPSC was bestowed with the Skill Leadership Gold 2020 Award by Foresight Society of Human Resources and Development. The award ceremony was held at New Delhi on 16 Feb 2020.
Adding another feather in its cap, MEPSC has been conferred with “two Skoch Awards – Skoch Order of Merit and Skoch Silver Award” under Innovation in Skilling Category for its English, Employability and Entrepreneurship (EEE) module. The awards were conferred during a sterling event held at New Delhi on 11 Jan 2020. Skoch Award, instituted in 2003, is acknowledged as the highest civilian honour in the country conferred by an independent Organisation.