Press Coverages

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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Wadhwani Foundation announces e-skilling courses for nurses
December 1, 2014
Category: SDN

Wadhwani Foundation’s Skill Development Network (SDN), recently announced an MoU with the Association of Health Providers of India (AHPI) and Narayana Health (NH), to network and share the nursing training courses. These e-modules will be available to all of the 10,000+ hospital and healthcare providers whom AHPI serves. The sole aim of these courses will […]

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India Inc makes a slow start on CSR
October 25, 2014
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

October 24, 2014: For India Inc, the season of giving has begun. The new Companies Act requires corporates to spend 2 per cent of their profits on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. But six months since the Rules took effect, many corporates are still grappling with structuring and implementation. Big issue for small firms For […]

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Fostering entrepreneurship, a long way to go
August 25, 2014
Category: NEN

After completing Class 12, Durgesh Kumar opted to work in a supermarket in Gurgaon to test his newly acquired retailing skills. The government school he was studying had offered the option of a course in retailing as a subject in which he scored 86 per cent marks. Later, he opted for open schooling, and studied […]

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India’s First ever White paper on Incubators
August 27, 2014
Category: NEN

National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) Releases India’s First-Ever White Paper on ‘Guidelines for Metrics and Milestones for Successful Incubator Development’ Bangalore, Karnataka, India- Business Wire India - White paper aims at building the much needed nationally accepted set of metrics and milestones for incubators and incorporates the thinking of some of the most seasoned and experienced […]

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A Look at Whitepaper on Setting up Startup Incubator In India [Metrics & Milestones]
August 27, 2014
Category: NEN

National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), the flagship initiative by Wadhwani Foundation, has released a whitepaper for the Department of Science & Technology (DST) to institute standards for the establishment and working of incubators in India, titled “Guidelines – Metrics & Milestones for Successful Incubator Development.” The whitepaper aims at setting some of the much needed guidelines […]

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Wadhwani Foundation’s upskilling programme,‘Race to a Job (RTAJ)’ initiative finds special mention in US Vice President Joseph Biden Report – ‘Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity’
July 31, 2014
Category: RTAJ

Wadhwani Foundation’s Upskilling Programme ‘Race to a Job’ Finds Special Mention in Vice President Biden’s Report Wadhwani Foundation’s ‘Race to a Job (RTAJ)’ initiative finds special mention in Vice President Joseph Biden Report – ‘Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity.’ RTAJ idea born in a 2012 meeting between President Obama and Dr. Romesh […]

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