Centum Learning is a global player in skills development and training. From its inception in 2006 as a Bharti Enterprises offshoot, Centum Learning has quickly grown into a multinational player, thanks largely to Bharti’s African foray in early 2010. Today, Centum is present across of 17 African countries, besides India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The company has floated a joint venture, Centum WorkSkills India Ltd, with the National Skill Development Corporation to skill 12 million across 11 states and 383 districts. Centum is working with various ministries and government agencies to meet the target. The company has set up about 470 learning centres in rural and urban locations, says Sanjeev Duggal, CEO & director, Centum Learning.
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India has 1.2 billion population that’s expected to surpass China by 2030. By 2020, the average age in India will be only 29 years, compared with 37 in China and the United States, 45 in Western Europe, and 48 in Japan. Moreover, 70 percent of Indians will be of working age in 2025, up from 61 percent now. India will be the largest contributor to the global workforce, with working-age population (15-59) likely to swell from 749 million to 962 million over 2010 to 2030. Against this backdrop,, Shashi Kanth S. S., COO, Centum WorkSkills India shared his views on the demographic challenges in Skills Development at a conference organized by US India Business Council on the theme – Creating a 21st Century Knowledge Economy’.
Shashi Kanth, COO Centum WorkSkills India shared his views on various challenges in India’s skill development including: regional demographic diversity, lack of mainstreaming of vocational …Read the rest of this entry »
Decades back, Mahatma Gandhi said, “The soul of India lives in its villages”. It’s true & even more crucial today. While India’s economic progress has happened in few cities & select metros, the potential & opportunity at the bottom of pyramid – the rural market is now waiting to be harnessed. Economists, marketers, educationists, corporate houses and even the government machinery have taken cognizance of this huge opportunity, which has pushed skill development at the forefront of nation building.
500 million to be skilled by 2022 – is a huge mandate and cannot be accomplished by various stakeholders individually. As India wakes up to the urgent need of skilled workers, efforts are being made to hasten the initiatives in the field of skills development and vocational training. According to a Planning Commission report, at present, only 10 per cent of the workforce in the country has some form of …Read the rest of this entry »
The Indian media and entertainment (M&E) industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Its various segments—film; television, advertising, print and digital among others—have witnessed tremendous growth in the last few years. According to a 2009 report published jointly by FICCI and KPMG, the media and entertainment industry in India is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5 per cent per annum and touch US$ 20.09 billion by 2013. In terms of purchasing power, India has now become the world’s fourth-largest economy. With an estimated 30 million Indians joining the ranks of the middle class every year, it is of little surprise that their appetite for entertainment, desire for greater choice and willingness to pay for sport, films and other content is rapidly refiguring the marketplace. India’s staggering demographic profile i.e. “in 2020 the average Indian will be 29 years old or …Read the rest of this entry »
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