ToT in Assam on Video Resume/ Portfolio Building Workshop for DDU-GKY candidates

A collaborative workshop on Video Resume Portfolio Building Workshop for DDU-GKY candidate with domain & non-domain trainers from PIAs of Assam & Meghalaya and SRLMs officials from Assam & Manipur on 22nd – 24th Feb’23 was conducted Guwahati, Assam. The purpose of this workshop was to build and impart skill to trainers to make video resume of candidates of DDU-GKY showcasing their skill set of trade they are trained. In this program 24 trainers participated and were trained.

Training was conducted by Mr Kaushik Babu, Producer AV Lab, NIRDPR who is also a well known actor in South India.

Feedback from one of the participants:

“It was a privilege to attend such a wonderful session which was indeed very much effective and productive. Thanksgiving to the entire NIRD team for making sure that every facility provided to us was at its best and the effort is highly appreciated, Looking forward to attend such sessions in future thank you @⁨Kaushik. Thankyou so much Sir for taking the initiative to travel from far and making your knowledge useful to us and also my fellow mates who made the journey fun and wonderful ( I seriously wanted to say all these things in person but was busy shooting the video I wish I could deliver this then). Take care to one and all”.

Highlights of the Video Resume Portfolio Building Workshop

Day 1 – Technical session

Day 2 and 3: Practical sessions – Participants conducting video shooting skill demonstration of candidates

Himayat Stalls in Various Camps of UT of J&K

On the directions of UT of Jammu and Kashmir, special camps were inaugurated by Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of UT of Jammu and Kashmir for Kashmiri Migrants in different locations in Jammu District. Himayat Mission Management Unit had also installed its stalls in such camps for awareness of the scheme to the residents followed by registration of the interested candidates. SPMs of HMMU, Officers of NIRDPR, and NABCONS along with PIA representatives attended these camps in different locations. The focus of such camps is to provide one stop solution to general public on various aspects and mass awareness of various schemes initiated by UT of Jammu and Kashmir for youth.

Shri Rajneesh Gupta (JKAS, 2001) appointed as new Chief Operating officer for Himayat, J&K

Shri Rajneesh Gupta ,( JKAS, 2001), Additional Secretary, has joined as the new Chief Operating Officer for Himayat Mission Management Unit. He has served the UT of Jammu & Kashmir in various departments in different capacities in the Finance department, State Taxes Department, State Taxes Revenue, Jal Shakti Mission etc. He has served Finance department for more than 15 years in different verticals in different capacities. Upon his joining, he visited various training Himayat Training centres and interacted with PIA staff and candidates.

Training Program Conducted in the Month of February 2023

In the month on February total 13 training programmes were conducted, of this 6 training was conducted in offline mode at Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and at NIRDPR for Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The remaining were conducted in online mode. Online training were conducted on New Helpdesk system in Kaushal Bharat, Due Diligence & Inspection, Project Closure Procedure, Quality Management, Financial Procedure, Default Management, KB Training cum Handholding and KB Placement Modules & Refresher Training. The total participants for these training were 578 this month.

Kaushal Bharat News

Training on new Helpdesk system in KB and Refresher on Kaushal Bharat was held for PIAs & NIRDRP officials respectively on 1st & 2nd Feb’23 in online mode. KB refresher cum handholding session for Meghalaya & Kerala SRLM were held respectively on 14th -15th Feb & 28th Feb- 1st Mar’23 respectively. A Kaushal Bharat comprehensive training for A&N Island SRLM officials were held on 13th -14th Feb’23 at NIRDPR Hyderabad. In these trainings, a total of 312 participants participated.

Collaborative Workshops with CPGS&DE this month

In collaboration with CPGS&DE three online workshops were conducted during the month. The first workshop was held on 10th Feb’23 on “Strategies for Meeting Emerging Skill Development Need and Opportunities for Rural Youth in DDU-GKY” with North Eastern States. The workshop had 28 participants from North Eastern States and DDU-GKY representative from the Ministry in North East region. The second workshop in collaboration with CPGS&DE was conducted on “Consultative Workshop on Action Plan for Placement of Trained Rural Youth under DDU-GKY” in two phases on 7th & 10th Feb’23. In these workshops 82 representative from PIAs participated in this workshop.

PACE Training Updates

As a part of PACE initiative of MoRD, a PACE course navigation for trainers of Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Karnataka states were held during the month. The resource person for this training was Nithin Kadam, AD e-learning. These trainers after this training will submit their synopsis before participating in the PACE ToT to be conducted by respective SRLM.

Glimpses of Activities for the month

1.Kaushal Bharat Training for Kerala SRLM & Andhra Pradesh SRLM

2.Online training programs for the month of Feb’23

3.PACE Course Orientation Session

4.Himayat Stall at LG’s Special Camp for Kashmiri Migrants

5.Job Fair at Giridih, Jharkhand

6.Testing of Mobile Inspection App in Gulbarga, Karnataka, Centre at Nalanda Education Trust

Renewal of Training Partner Affiliation of Sensation Pest Control Services

As part of the renewal of training partner affiliation of Sensation Pest Control Services on Pest Management Skill Qualification, a due diligence was carried out online by the Master Trainer, Mr. Madhu Prasad.

World Bartender Day-at ALEAP DDU-GKY, Kerala

World Bartender day is celebrated across the globe every year on February 24. Being students pursuing food and beverage course in ALEAP, they were very well aware of it and celebrated this day by preparing mocktails. Different types of fruit juices were blended and served among students and staff.

Black day observed at ALEAP DDU-GKY on Feb-14

February 14, this day is known as black day for India because of the brutal Pulwama attacks. It was one of the deadliest attacks on Indian security forces to date, When 40 Bravehearts lost their lives. We members of ALEAP observed this day starting with silent prayer followed by programs like magic tree ,mime and skit (based on pulwama attack), chart presentation, quiz in order to pay tribute to the CRPF personnels who lost their lives during pulwama attack.

Convocation Ceremony at Eduspark International Pvt Ltd, Kerala

On February 22, 2023, the GDA1, WEB1, and GDA2 batches held their graduation ceremonies. The stage was exquisitely decorated. The event kicked off at 11 a.m. There were about 40 former candidates present.

The candidates for the current web batch offered a prayer to start the ceremony.

Ms. Diana, Regional Manager of Kerala Knowledge Economic Mission conducted the inauguration. She shared creative suggestions for job advancement as well as advice on time management and other life skills needed to lead a successful life. She provided real-life examples that served as inspiration for our candidates.

The Centre Head felicitated the students, and Ms Aswathy proposed a vote of thanks.

Ms Diana distributed the certificates. Arathi D.S., a member of the GDA’s first batch and the field’s highest paid employee, received the first award.

The day was wonderful, filled with great music and delectable food.