Press Coverages

Wadhwani Foundation to train youth in job skills
10 March, 2015
Category: SDN Wadhwani Foundation

As majority of literate youth lacked skills for jobs in various sectors Wadhwani Foundation has taken the initiative to impart job-driven interactive video based courses, said the foundation programme managers S. Ratan Kumar and G. Vikram. District committees of the A.P. Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association and the Indian Medical Association invited the foundation […]

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Skill development push with private sector participation key demand for budget
February 18, 2015
Category: SDN

A skill development push through participation of private sector is one of the key expectations of the education sector from this year’s budget. To address the gap between the skills that industry requires and the prospective employees possess, industry experts are of the view that skill building should be aided by the private sector. Vidya […]

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Strategic partnership on Skill Development and Entrepreneurship with Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and NSDC
Wadhwani foundation announces strategic partnership with Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, and NSDC
30 January, 2015
Category: NEN POLICY SDN Wadhwani Foundation

For accelerating Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to National scale, a strategic partnership between Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Wadhwani Foundation and NSDC was announced in New Delhi, in the presence of Hon’ble Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Founder & Chairman, Wadhwani Foundation and Dilip Chenoy, Managing Director […]

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Romesh Wadhwani: An entrepreneur who knows no higher calling
24 January, 2015
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

“There is no higher calling than being an entrepreneur. More than being a painter, a sculptor, a dancer, a singer … Entrepreneurs get to create on a very large canvas,” says Dr.Romesh Wadhwani.  Business Standard writes about him and the foundation in this article dated 24th Jan, 2015

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‘Create more jobs, Silicon Valley style’ - Dr. Ajay Kela interacts exclusively with Hindu Business Line
15 December, 2014
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

The photo article is titled, ‘Create more jobs, Silicon Valley style’. The article is littered with our talk-points like, “moving away from buying high and utilising low, to buying low and utilising high”, “making corporates recognize the business value of employing the specially abled” , “mid-skill jobs support middle-class wages in India..” etc. Also, below […]

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Wadhwani Foundation & BIC Collaborate to Boost the Number of Entrepreneurs in Indonesia
12 December, 2014
Category: NEN

“The partnership of Wadhwani Foundation (NEN) and Business Innovation Centre (BIC) can make a significant contribution in increasing the number of Indonesian entrepreneurs. Currently, the number of entrepreneurs in Indonesia is around 500,000, and with this collaborative effort, it is expected to increase to 5 million people, an increase of 2 percent of the population”, […]

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India Inc looks to smaller towns to bridge growing skills gap
December 4, 2014
Category: SDN

A growing shortage of skilled manpower in metros is sending companies scurrying to smaller towns to look for people with the skill sets they need. Human resource departments say hiring from these new catchment areas has helped address the paucity of talent, a problem faced by many companies. For employers, the advantages of hiring from […]

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