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Bringing industry and academia closer eradicating unemployment in india graduates

Industry-institute interaction is a major factor to enable the indian education sector scale up in the global knowledge index.

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

With the advent of globalization and opening up of Indian economy to outside world, competition among industries has become stiff. To solve their engineering problems they look up now to engineering institutions. Similarly, there is an urgent need to prepare engineering students for jobs in multinational companies, by exposing them to newer technologies and engineering methodologies.These objectives can only be achieved well by bridging the gap between industry and the academic institutions. Better interaction between technical institutions and industry is the need of the hour. This will have great bearing on the engineering curriculum, exposure of engineering students to industrial atmosphere and subsequent placement of young graduating engineers in industries across the country. industries and institutes have been collaborating for over a century, but the rise of a global knowledge economy has intensified the need for strategic partnerships. The Institutes are imparting the basic knowledge and skill, but the Industry-Institute Interaction will enable to undertake research by staff and students relevant to the industry.The Industry-Institute Interaction should be designed to run longer period for preparing the manpower of world class in the field of science and technology by inculcating the various skills required by the industry, thereby contributing to the economic and social development at large.With several layers of collaboration being built by the government to develop the Make in India program, the manpower needs have to be fulfilled in order to witness the required development. Though availability of manpower is abundant in India, well equipped manpower with employability skills is the need of the hour. There is a need to create avenues for a close academia and industry interaction through all the phases of technology development, starting from conceptualizing to commercialization.TalentJanitorSocialOrganization has crafted a unique Industry-Institution

Geography of focus (500 characters)

Talent Janitor Social Organization is focusing on a one-stop solution that provides a wide array of employment and career related services to citizens of India.It works towards bridging the gap between job-seekers and employers, candidates seeking training and career guidance, agencies providing training and career counselling by transforming the Employment Service.

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

These objectives can only be achieved well by bridging the gap between industry and the academic institutions. Better interaction between technical institutions and industry is the need of the hour. This will have great bearing on the engineering curriculum, exposure of engineering students to industrial atmosphere and subsequent placement of young graduating engineers in industries across the country.

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

There is a need to create avenues for a close academia and industry interaction through all the phases of technology development, starting from conceptualizing to commercialization.

What will be different within the community of focus as a result of implementing your idea? (1,000 characters)

Soft Skills are gaining importance in the job market as these are highly valued by employers and contribute to greater productivity. While in-depth knowledge and industry expertise is essential, proficiency in English, inter-personal skills as well as problem solving and other managerial skills that enable people to work with colleagues across the globe and manage all kinds of diverse situations are important too, as graduates and young adults all over the world face challenges when they leave the campus.Soft skills are interpersonal, human or behavioural skills necessary for applying technical skills and knowledge in the workplace. Thus, certain steps are required to be taken to ensure better quality of skill development by incorporating soft skills training in the process of skilling India’s workforce. ICT Academy has found that helping young adults to shape the future direction of their careers is a crucial and critical aspect of their talent development

What is the inspiration behind your idea? (1,000 characters)

According to the Pew Research Center, a significant majority of Indians consider the lack of employment opportunities as a "very big problem" in their country. "About 18.6 million Indians were jobless and another 393.7 million work in poor-quality jobs vulnerable to displacement", states the Pew report.Bridge has become a platform for Schools, Colleges, Corporate & Startups to develop the next generation professionals of our country together. Industry-institute interaction is a major factor to enable the indian education sector scale up in the global knowledge index.

Describe the dynamics of the community in which the idea is to be implemented. (1,000 characters)

How does your idea leverage and empower community strengths and assets to help create an environment for success? (1,000 characters)

What other partners or stakeholders will work alongside you in implementing the idea, if any? (1,000 characters)

we are under the collaboration discussion with National Skill Development Corporation aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. Further, the organisation provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. Its mandate is also to enable support system which focuses on quality assurance, information systems and train the trainer academies either directly or through partnerships. NSDC acts as a catalyst in skill development by providing funding to enterprises, companies and organizations that provide skill training. It also develops appropriate models to enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives. The differentiated focus on 21 sectors under NSDC’s purview and its understanding of their viability will make every sector attractive to private investment.Future plan for collaborate with Villgro Social Incubator Villgro, formerly known as Rural Innovations Network,

What part of the displacement journey is your solution addressing

  • Other

Tell us how you'd describe the type of innovation you are proposing

  • Platform: Creating a community or market that facilitates interaction between users and resources

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Early Adoption: We have completed a pilot and analyzed the impact of that pilot on the intended users of the idea. I have proof of user uptake (i.e. 16% to 49% of the target population or 1,000 to 50,000 users).

Group or Organization Name

Talent Janitor Social Organization

Tell us more about your group or organization [or lived experience as a displaced person?] (1000 characters)

Talent Janitor Social Organization is a not-for-profit society, the first of its kind pioneer venture that endeavours to train the higher education students thereby exercises on developing the next generation industry ready students.It has strived on every aspect to provide a holistic service to every stakeholder of the education ecosystem in developing the next generation of talent pool in India to make them industry.We collaborate with public and private organizations to create, integrate and disseminate knowledge in the field of ICT to BRIDGE the gap between Academic output and industry requirements

Website URL:

http://www.tjso.in

Type of submitter

  • We are a registered Non-Profit Organization

Organization Headquarters: Country

India

Organization Headquarters: City / State

Chennai/Tamil Nadu

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Hi Tamilarasan G great to have your idea on the platform for the challenge. It's exciting and I really like your idea. As the ideas phase comes to an end today the 17th of August, we would encourage you to again have a look at the evaluation criteria here https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5a147545b687370001bfd10c/5d1a434848ffdc223d8d9bfd_2019%20BridgeBuilder%20Challenge_%20Evaluation%20Criteria%20(2).pdf

Also, it will be exciting for your to check out other ideas on the platform, provide some feedback and explore potential areas of collaboration with them. Check out the Migration Lab Program https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/2019-bridgebuilder-challenge/ideas/enabling-payments-for-ecosystem-services-via-goodwallet-for-idps-to-restore-land-in-kenya

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