ReSkill MS helping Mississippians get job skills training through CARES ACT funds

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – A program passed by the state legislature in July is now helping Mississippians receive career-training.



a person sitting at a desk: Mississippi community colleges across the state have received funds from the CARES Act to help get people job training during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Mississippi community colleges across the state have received funds from the CARES Act to help get people job training during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ReSkill Mississippi is a program funded by CARES ACT money appropriated through Mississippi House Bill 1795 that helps people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic get career training for high-demand jobs through non-credit courses in state community colleges.

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“The ReSkill MS program is designed to connect Mississippians with training opportunities that lead to jobs now, that lead to career pathways and to help get them into those in demand careers that are still hiring despite the COVID pandemic,” said Rebecca Brown, dean of Workforce and Community Development at Pearl River Community College.

PRCC received $2.2 million of CARES Act funds for this

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Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi to re-skill civil servants for New India



Narendra Modi smiling for the camera: Narendra Modi Mission Karmayogi scheme for civil servants


Narendra Modi Mission Karmayogi scheme for civil servants

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Mission Karmayogi, a skill development scheme for civil servants. The Narendra Modi government aims to build a future-ready civil service in the country through its Mission Karmayogi scheme.

Launching the scheme, Union minister Prakash Javadekar described Mission Karmayogi as the “biggest human resource development reform in the government”.

The Mission Karmayogi scheme will be open to all government employees for their re-skilling. They would be encouraged under the scheme to better equip themselves with their domain, and improve their functional and behavioural competencies.

The scheme will be under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) with the Prime Minister’s HR Council functioning as the apex body to provide guidance and direction to these capacity-building reforms. The council will have chief ministers as members.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Mission Karmayogi will radically improve human resource management practices

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