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1st- 3rd December 2018: GJSCI Participated in Kerala Gem & Jewellery Show(KGJS)




Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India recentlyparticipated in KGJS show held at Adlux International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Ernakulam District, Kerala and received a very positive response from Exhibitors and visitors.

The show was jointly organised by,PVJ Endeavours, KNC Services &AOJ Media. There were approximately 400+ booths andExhibitors who participated in this show.KGJS had organized a Jewellery award show under various categories post their grand inauguration ceremony.

GJSCIorganized anApprenticeship Roadshow on 2nd December, 2018 followed by dinner for KGJS’ Exhibitors. Which witnessed a participation of close to 200 industry partners at this seminar.

Mr. Sanjay Kothari, Chairman of GJSCI shared GJSCI’s Vision, and Mr. Rajeev Garg the Executive Director & CEO of GJSCI made a presentation on GJSCI showcasing its mandate and activities. He also focused on the benefits that one could avail by affiliating with GJSCI and join hands to uplift the artisans of this industry.

Ms. PangkhuriBorgohain from NSDC made a presentation on the revamped Apprenticeship Act and the various benefits it had to offer to the employers under National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS).

Overall the Seminar was a huge success and GJSCI looks forward to extend its skilling activities in the state of Kerala.

Mentioned below are the valuable benefits Apprenticeship Scheme offers for the Employer as well as its apprentices as per the revised Act:

  • No physical screening is required, dedicated online portal automates and eases the complete registration process
  • Any candidate who is minimum class 5, pass can be engaged as an apprentice.
  • Establishments use their discretion to select their desired Apprentices.
  • An establishment may engage 2.5% to 10% of their total workforce as Apprentices.
  • The organization doesn’t need to follow any HR Compliance viz. PF, ESIC, etc. as apprentices are not workers.
  • Apprentices can be taken for all functions within manufacturing sector and across trade, services and others.
  • It is not obligatory to employ apprentices after their training.
  • An establishment only needs to register on the portal, and it will showcase the minimum/maximum number of apprentices that can be engaged by the organisation.
  • of India shares 25% of the prescribed stipend with establishments for all apprentices subject to a maximum of INR 1500 per candidate per month under NAPS.
  • Please log in to apprenticeshipindia.org and register yourself today.

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