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  • ASAP Kerala and KKEM host Industry Roundtable 2022

    30 Nov, 2022 The Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission, a Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC) initiative, and ASAP Kerala, a public sector undertaking company of the Government of Kerala, are co-hosting Industry Roundtable 2022 as a networking event for industry leaders to brainstorm on key issues in talent acquisition and employability. The Roundtable, a series of dialogue, […]
  • Attingal GPTC to be first polytechnic in Kerala to offer stipend to female students through IoC

    29 Nov, 2022 In a first in the state, all the female students of Government Polytechnic College (GPTC), Attingal, will earn a monthly stipend as a part of the Industry on Campus (IoC) initiative of ASAP Kerala.   IoC was awarded a contract to manufacture and install 40 LED video walls at 40 Grama Panchayath offices in Kerala, as […]
  • Government designates ASAP Kerala as regulator of skill training institutes

    1 Nov, 2022 The Government of Kerala has designated ASAP Kerala as the regulator of skill training institutes in the state that are not affiliated with the Sector Skill Council or any university or directorate. ASAP Kerala has been entrusted with this responsibility as it’s the first organisation in the state to be recognised by the National Council […]
  • Industry on Campus: Attingal Polytechnic and Axeon Ventures to set up e-Rickshaw assembling unit

    31 Oct, 2022 As a part of ASAP Kerala’s ‘Industry on Campus’ initiative, an agreement to assemble electric auto rickshaws was signed between Government Polytechnic College, Attingal, and Kozhikode-based Axeon Ventures in the presence of Dr R Bindu, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education and Social Justice, Government of Kerala, on October 31, 2022. The agreement was executed by Mr […]
  • ASAP Kerala and IBM to offer workshops and internships through ASAP Cells

    28 Oct, 2022 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was executed between ASAP Kerala and IBM India Private Limited on October 14, 2022, to offer three-day workshops and six-week virtual internships through ASAP Cells. As part of the agreements, the workshops and internships will be facilitated through the ASAP cells of engineering, arts and science (BSc Electronics, Computer Science, […]
  • ASAP Kerala teams up with WASH Institute to roll out Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician course

    11 Oct, 2022 ASAP Kerala executed an agreement with the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Institute to roll out the ‘Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician’ (NSQF level-4) course at the Community Skill Park (CSP) in Pandikkad. The agreement was signed by Mr Anwar Hussain L, Head-Procurement Division, ASAP Kerala; and Mr Arumugam Kalimuthu, Executive Director, WASH Institute; on October […]
  • ASAP Kerala signs MoU to promote skill courses through Akshaya Centres 

    22 Sep, 2022 ASAP Kerala entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Akshaya to efficiently use the services of Akshaya Centres in advertising, mobilising, and registering students for ASAP Kerala’s skill courses. The MoU was signed by Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala; and Mr Snehil Kumar Singh IAS, Director, Akshaya; on September 22, […]
  • Shri KN Balagopal inaugurates Enrolled Agent orientation

    20 Sep, 2022 Training on the ‘hire and train’ model gets underway at Kulakkada CSP Employment-assured training courses on the model of ‘hire and train’ introduced by ASAP Kerala were inaugurated by Shri KN Balagopal, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of Kerala, at the Community Skill Park (CSP) in Kulakkada, Kollam, on September 21, 2022. The model, introduced for […]
  • Hon’ble CM dedicates ASAP-CSP Palayad to state

    20 Sep, 2022 The largest skill park in Kerala has the distinction of being the only government  building in Kannur to be constructed using pre-fab technology Hon’ble Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated ASAP Kerala’s Community Skill Park (CSP) in Palayad and dedicated it to the state in the presence of Dr R Bindu, Hon’ble Minister of […]
  • Higher education minister felicitates ‘Team Pravega’

    14 Sep, 2022 ASAP Kerala offered financial aid to the team from Kerala participating in the Indonesian car-design championship Dr R Bindu, Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education and Social Justice, felicitated students who’ll be participating in the Shell Eco Marathon to be held in Indonesia on October 11, 2022. A team of mechanical engineering students from Government Engineering […]
  • ASAP Kerala teams up with KSUM to foster entrepreneurship in Kerala

    13 Sep, 2022 In a momentous move to promote innovation and entrepreneurship development in the state, ASAP Kerala executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) on September 13, 2022. The MoU was signed by Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala, and Mr Anoop Ambika, CEO, KSUM.  As part of the collaboration, […]
  • ASAP Kerala executed an agreement with Zebu Animation Studios Pvt. Ltd

    5 Sep, 2022 ASAP Kerala executed an agreement with Zebu Animation Studios Pvt. Ltd. to appoint the latter as the operating partner of the Kazhakkoottam Community Skill Park, Thiruvananthapuram, on September 2, 2022. As part of the agreement, which was signed by Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala, and Mr Virendra Kumar Patil, Director, Zebu Animation, an […]
  • ASAP Kerala inks MoU with ARAI for internship in XEV technology

    26 Aug, 2022 ASAP Kerala has executed an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). The MoU was signed for a one-month virtual internship programme to be offered in XEV technology (electric vehicles) to automotive and mechanical graduates.  Mr Anwar Hussain, CEO-in charge, ASAP Kerala; and Dr. Reji Mathai, Director, ARAI; formalised the […]
  • ASAP Kerala ventures into hyper-local skilling in Kasaragod-“DHARPANAM”

    17 Aug, 2022 In a first in the state, ASAP Kerala is partnering with the Kasaragod District Panchayat to curate exclusive skilling programmes for women who were unable to pursue higher education after plus-two. The initiative – Dharppanam – was launched by Shri MV Govindan Master, Hon’ble  Minister for Local Self Governments and Excise, at ASAP Community Skill […]
  • ASAP Malappuram partners with Thavanoor Grama Panchayat, Ponnani Municipality to roll out skill programmes

    12 Aug, 2022 ASAP Kerala is extremely delighted to associate with Thavanoor Grama Panchayat and Ponnani Municipality of Malappuram district to implement skill development programmes, curated especially for Anganwadi workers, women and youth. The skilling model shall impart training to women to make them employable. The initiative endeavours to enable them to earn a livelihood and acquire certification. […]
  • ASAP Kerala, Entigrity enter agreement to recruit 500 enrolled agents

    5 Aug, 2022 Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala executed a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Entigrity Private Limited to recruit 500 Enrolled Agent (EA) Certified trainees over five years. The agreement was formalised between Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala; and Mr Shalin Parik, Founder and CEO, Entigrity; in the presence of Dr R […]
  • Connect Career to Campus Programme

    3 Aug, 2022 Connect Career to Campus (CCC), a campaign to spread the idea ‘Right Job@Right Time’, was inaugurated by Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, at Girideepam Convention Centre in Trivandrum on August 2, 2022. The event hosted by the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission (KKEM) and K-DISC in collaboration with ASAP Kerala was presided over […]
  • Dual recognition for ASAP Kerala

    7 Jul, 2022 ASAP Kerala has become the first agency in the state to be accorded dual recognition — awarding body and assessment agency — at the national level. The accreditation was awarded by the National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. It is the regulatory body that ensures […]
  • ASAP signs MOA with FISAT to offer Hydroponics Course

    21 Jun, 2022 Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Federal Institute of Science And Technology (FISAT), Angamaly, to offer ‘Hydroponics Gardener’ course. The agreement was signed by Mr Anwar Hussain L, Head of Finance Division, ASAP Kerala, and Mr. Shimith P R Chairman, Governing body, FISAT,, to promote soil-less horticulture in […]
  • ASAP Kerala onboards NTTF for Palayad CSP

    8 Jun, 2022 Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), appointing the latter as the operating partner of the Palayad Community Skill Park (CSP), Kannur. The MoA was exchanged between Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala, and Mr R Rajagopalan, Joint Managing Director, […]
  • ASAP Kerala onboards NTTF for Palayad CSP

    8 Jun, 2022 Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), appointing the latter as the operating partner of the Palayad Community Skill Park (CSP), Kannur.
  • Eram Technologies – new training partner at CSP Kunnamkulam

    18 May, 2022 CSP Kunnamkulam has been handed over to Mr Poulose Theppala, Director of Eram Technologies Pvt Ltd, on May 18, 2022, by the Thrissur district programme manager.
  • ASAP Kerala – Cochin Shipyard Limited ink MoU to develop Maritime courses

    4 May, 2022 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was executed between Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) Kerala and Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to roll out a course in the maritime sector. The pact was signed by Dr Usha Titus, Chairperson and Managing Director, ASAP Kerala, and Mr Bejoy Bhasker, Director (Technical), CSL, as part of the Golden Jubilee […]