RASCI discusses with Rajesh Tope, Ministry of Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra & Kalicharan Saraf, Minister In-Charge, Department of Higher Education, Government of Rajasthan for collaboration in Retail Skilling.
RASCI conducts its Board meeting where it was decided to implement a Labour Market Information System (LMIS) for better management of learner data with the numbers increasing exponentially.
Future Group plans 5% hiring target for differently abled workers. With a view
to provide job opportunities to differently abled persons, Kishore Biyani-
promoted Future Group plans to have nearly 5 per cent of its workforce from this
segment in the next three years. Kishore Biyani said "We have to go along with
the flow of the nature. There are nearly 70 million differently abled persons
and the retail industry can play a major role in bringing them in the
RASCI selected to spearhead the PWD skilling initiatives in India.
RASCI attends the PWD (People with disabilities) Skilling meet organised by NSDC at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
4th October 2013:
RASCI conducts its assessment for its 2nd pilot batch under STAR Scheme at Future Sharp Skills Limited, Kolkata.
RASCI is the 1st Skill Council in India to generate STAR Scheme Certificates encrypted with the QR code.
23rd September 2013:
RASCI conducts its assessment for its 1st pilot batch under STAR Scheme at NIIT, New Delhi.
20th September 2013:
RASCI conducts the annual conclave wherein the HR-heads of all major Retailers had congregated to discuss issues pressing the Retail Industry. The theme of this year’s event was “Setting Standards for Productivity Enhancement & Career Progress?
RASCI conducts its board meeting at its Mumbai office.
30th July 2013:
Retail QPs for 4 unique job roles cleared by Qualifications Registration Committee (QRC) for public view for 30 days post which it becomes a National Standard.
RASCI meets German Skill Council for collaboration in the Skilling area.
10th- 18th July 2013:
RASCI 3rd workshop with Service Skills Australia @ Sydney & Melbourne for collaboration in the skilling area.
10th- 12th July 2013:
RASCI was the only Skill Council invited by the Australia India Education Council (AIEC) to present the Indian Retail Skill eco-system work at the annual Australia-India Ministerial Dialogue on Education Cooperation in Sydney in the presence of the Minister of Human Resource Development, Dr. M M Pallam Raju and Australian Minister for Higher Education, Senator Kim Carr.
5th- 10th July 2013:
RASCI completed NVEQF L2 assessment for 512 students in Haryana.
27th- 29th June 2013:
RASCI facilitates Train the Trainer (TTT) through Industry Resource persons for the National Standards Qualification Framework (NSQF) Level - 3 at State Council of Education Research & Training (SCERT), Gurgaon.
Retail resource deputed to Haryana State Govt. for Haryana L2 Assessment Teacher Orientation on 27th June 2013.
26th- 28th June 2013: RASCI attended Partners meet in New Delhi facilitated by NSDC.
25thJune 2013: Reviewed the level of preparedness for the Haryana L2 assessment - Platform Development, Multi-lingual capability of the solution, activation with existing IT Labs/ Tablets, facilitators? deployment, teacher orientation, etc.
12thJune 2013: Meet with Australian Trade Commission? Ms. Nicola Watkinson (minister commercial and senior trade investment commissioner, South Asia)
10thJune 2013: Con call with Service Skill Australia (SSA) for work plan.
5th- 10th June 2013: RASCI successfully conducted largest pilot for vocational education in Haryana - 18 schools for Standard 11th for certifying 444 students in NVEQF Level 2.
8th- 14th June 2013: RASCI successfully conducted largest pilot for vocational education in Haryana - 18 schools for Standard 9th & 11th for certifying 894 students in NVEQF Level 1 & Level 2.
9th May 2013: RASCI attends the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) meet for collaboration in the skilling area.
7th- 8th May 2013: Benchmarked global best practices(especially Australia & UK) & developed protocols aligned with NSDC framework for VTP affiliation, Trainer Certification, Learner Assessment & Certification.
24th April 2013: In-principle agreement for MOU sign-off with People 1st,UK.