On 21st Sept 2021, MEPSC in association with Bajaj Allianz and Think Startup launched the mega festival of Ideas for School Students - "India@75: Youth Ideathon 2021" at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi.
The event was graced by Hon'ble Minister of State, Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Entreprises, Govt. of India and Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director (Skills and Training) CBSE.
Speakers such as Mr. Hemant Nerurkar, Chairman-MEPSC, Mr. Tarun Chugh, MD-Bajaj Allianz, Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director-Atal Innovation Mission and Professor Shameem Jawed, Chair, Entrepreneurship Development at IIM Vishakhapatnam enlightened the audience with their views.
Youth Ideathon is India’s largest Festival of IDEAS for K-12 students. It aims to develop a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in school students. It is a process of researching and brainstorming to develop innovative solutions for common people’s problems. The event is launching on 21st Sept 2021 which includes cash rewards for students and faculty. You can view the complete details of the program at https://youthideathon.in/
To make this event even big, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has collaborated with us in this unique initiative. For detailed notification, please visit CBSE Notification
MEPSC's IIP Partner, ESPS Academy organized a physical Job Fair in Vadodara, Gujarat on 30th Aug 2021 for the Security Personnel. The event was organized following all the COVID norms. The Academy recruited 35 candidates in various fields of the Security Sector.
With immense pleasure, we wish to share that MEPSC has been bestowed with the prestigious Golden Peacock National Training Awards 2021 in the Education & Service Sector.
The award was presented in a virtual ceremony organized by the Institute of Directors (IOD) on 17th Aug 2021. We are grateful to all our stakeholders for their blessings and guidance.
MEPSC associated with Bada Business – An Initiative by Dr. Vivek Bindra and World’s Number 1 Entrepreneurship Youtube Channel as Skilling and Knowledge Partner for a Masterclass on 50 Low-cost Marketing Ideas on 15th August 2021 for celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
This live event made the Guinness Book of World Record for the most number of viewers in a Marketing Webinar on YouTube live.
MEPSC in association with The Entrepreneurship School and She at Work organized a National Webinar on "Teaching Entrepreneurship in Schools" - an exclusive session for Principals and Teachers. This was the ninth webinar under the series Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75. This webinar brought together the following panel of leaders who graced the session as the Keynote Speakers.
The eighth session under the series, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75 was organized on 6th Aug 2021 in association with The Entrepreneurship School and She at Work. The session emphasized the topic of "Teaching Entrepreneurship in Colleges".
The webinar was attended by the following Industry Experts who graced the session as Keynote Speaker:
These stalwarts shared their ideas and approaches on how entrepreneurship can become a crucial part of the college curriculum.
MEPSC in association with Alpha College of Engineering organized the seventh webinar under the series, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75 on 24th July 2021. This special session was conducted for the college students to make them aware of the “Emotional Intelligence”. This session was graced by Ms. Chandini Ann Khanna and Mr. Angad Singh, Founder-AnChEI Solutions, as the mentors who used various techniques to help students understand the need and benefits of Emotional Intelligence.
MEPSC in association with Alpha College of Engineering organized the fourth webinar under the series, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75 on 17th July 2021. This session emphasized the topic of "Innovation - A wheel of Industry 4.0".
This session was graced by Dr. Jayashree Nair, Founder and Program Director-SIMSOL, as the keynote speaker. She briefly explained to the youth about the characteristics of an Innovator and shared many leading examples of the youngpreneurs who changed the Industry with their innovative ideas.
This World Youth Skills Day, International Chamber for Service Industry (ICSI) organized a webinar on Reimagining Youth Skills Post Pandemic. Col. Anil Kumar Pokriyal, CEO-MEPSC attended this session as one of the guest speakers.
He stressed on adoption of new technology for capacity building in TVETs and Academic Institutions as the first step towards building synergies to achieve sustainable development goals post-pandemic.
MEPSC in association with Alpha College of Engineering organized the third webinar under the series, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75 on 10th July 2021. This session emphasized the topic of "Making a Journey from Job Seeker to Job Creator".
This session was helmed by Dr. Gaurav Dhakar, a business and career mentor. He shared the important elements of Entrepreneurship and various stages of an Online Business with the attendees.
Amity University, Uttar Pradesh organised a conference on 7th July 2021 to get more insights on the Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Three Year UG Degree Programme introduced by UGC in 2019. For this special event, Mr. Santosh Saha- Head of Business Development, MEPSC was invited as a Keynote Speaker to address this crucial topic.
Mr. Saha explained the nuances of this Program to the faculty and the final year students in detail.
MEPSC organized an online Training of Assessors (ToA) program in the security domain from 5th to 9th July 2021. Assessors from PAN India participated in this program enthusiastically.
MEPSC in association with Alpha College of Engineering organized the second webinar under the series, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75 on 3rd July 2021. The topic covered during the session was "Employability Skills- Connecting Youths to Jobs". Dr. Rakesh Jha, Visiting Faculty at Delhi Technological University graced the session as the Guest Speaker and enlighten the young minds with his experiences.
MEPSC organized a special value addition session for the Master Trainers and Lead Assessors on 28th June 2021. The webinar was helmed by Dr. Jayashree Nair, Founder and Program Director-SIMSOL India. She explained the need for reskilling and upskilling focussing on the top future skills required in the long run.
With this webinar, we kicked off the series of sessions under the theme Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav-India@75.
MEPSC feels proud to share that we have associated with Directorate of Skill Development, Govt. of Tripura for providing EEE Training to the final year students of Tripura Institute of Technology. The 155 hours blended learning program was conducted in association with Leap Skills and completed on 9th June 2021.
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal, CEO-MEPSC graced a special webinar organized by the IIMT Group of Colleges and the IIC Council. The event held on 15th May 2021 in which Col. Pokhriyal discussed about Early Stage Entrepreneurship Incubation and Skilling Opportunities. The event was attended by students and faculty members of the college.
Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) organized a special virtual roundtable on 15th May 2021 where the panelists discussed the Action Agenda for Higher Education and Training Centre under the theme of Empowering Bengal Today for Tomorrow. Mr. Santosh Saha, Head- Business Development (MEPSC) graced the event as one of the panelists.
MEPSC organized an online Training of Master Assessors (ToMA) Program exclusively for the participants of Larsen & Toubro. The program was helmed by Star Project Services between 5th to 8th May 2021. Participants learned about developing assessment tools and facilitating assessor development during the sessions.
Adding another feather to its cap, MEPSC has won the prestigious SKOCH Silver Award 2021 for the second consecutive year under the Skill Development Category. This has been awarded to MEPSC for its initiative in building an Online Hybrid Model of Capacity Building Program for educators. We thank each one of you for your support and blessings.
We feel elated to share that MEPSC has been conferred with the prestigious SKOCH Order of Merit Award 2021 for its initiative in building an Online Hybrid Model of Capacity Building Program for educators. We thank each one of you for your support and blessings.
MEPSC signed an MoU with National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Ni-MSME) for Entrepreneurship Development and backward and forward linkages. The signing ceremony held at the premises of the Ministry of MSME in the presence of Ms. S Glory Swarupa, Director General (Ni-MSME).
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriyal CEO, MEPSC participated as one of the panellits in the PlumbSkill Expo organised by Plumbing SSC in association with FICCI on 26 Feb 2021. Col. Pokhriyal shared his valuable thoughts about blending vocational education in the skilling ecosystem at the webinar.
MEPSC conducted an online Training of Master Trainers (ToMT) and Training of Master Assessors (ToMA) program in association with NSDC and Singapore Polytechnic in Feb 2021. The 8 days long virtual program was attended by 32 Master Trainers and Lead Assessors from various Sector Skill Councils and other organisations.
Team MEPSC feels proud to share that MEPSC has been awarded the contract for Skill Training for Gender Sensitization and Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at workplace under SANKALP, a World bank assisted project by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). This project launched on 13 Feb 2021 along with other World bank funded projects in an event organised by MSDE at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi in the presence of Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Honorable Union Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Mr. R K Singh, Honorable Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
With the start of a new year, MEPSC resumed its conventional methodology of Training in the classroom mode. The 4-day long training program held at Larsen & Toubro's Skill Training Academy, Mumbai. The session held following all the COVID-19 norms.
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.