17 Oct 2017

Ireland announces €200m for STEM buildings

The Irish government has announced a €200m (£177m) investment in new buildings for the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Ministers set out the 11 projects that they propose to include in the Department of Education & Skills’ latest public-private partnership (PPP) programme. The 11 projects, which are

09 Oct 2017

Open University gets approval for N150m PPP project

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has approved the National Open University’s (NOUN) proposal to build and operate a N150 million multi-functional center using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The acting Director-General of ICRC, Mr Chidi Izuwah made this known on Sunday in Abuja as he officially handed over

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20 Sep 2017

R.I. invests millions for job-training in ‘public-private partnership’ with EB

In the best of times, Electric Boat has buoyed the state’s economy. In the worst of times, reliance on the defense industry has been costly. Today, subs are central to national security. But political currents change, and R.I. is spending millions to help train the corporate giant’s workforce. As Gov.

06 Sep 2017

300 government schools in Rajasthan to be run on PPP mode: Rajendra Rathore

The Rajasthan Cabinet today decided that 300 secondary and senior-secondary government schools in the state would be run on public-private partnership (PPP) model from the next academic session. The Rajasthan Cabinet today decided that 300 secondary and senior-secondary government schools in the state would be run on public-private partnership (PPP)

21 Aug 2017

Young entrepreneurs suggest more Public Private Partnerships to Niti Aayog

India’s young entrepreneurs called for the greater involvement of the private sector and more public-private partnerships (PPP) as part of suggestions to prepare a new policy template for the country. More than 200 of them pitched for leveraging the strength of non-state entities to develop India’s soft power, improve education

09 Aug 2017

TSSC, IBM to Build Tech Skills Across Indian Telecom Sector

Under the collaboration, TSSC and IBM will provide students and young professionals with a programme designed to train them in technologies including Big Data, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile application development. Software major IBM and Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) have collaborated to explore how the organisations in

09 Aug 2017

NSDC, Google tie-up to introduce Mobile Skill Development

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a public-private partnership enterprise under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), took a giant step towards scaling up the mobile developer ecosystem in India along with Google India by creating an Android Skill Development Program. The two entities will work together to

04 Aug 2017

Sri Lanka to set up new public-private funded university

Cabinet nod has been received to establish an international level university in Sri Lanka under a public-private partnership model. Accordingly, the cabinet has approved a proposal submitted by the Prime Minister to set up a non-profit oriented company limited by guarantee to initiate the process. In the beginning, the university

04 Aug 2017

Manitoba takes next step toward PPP in building new schools

The Manitoba government has hired consulting firm KPMG to study public-private partnerships for constructing new schools in the province. A news release from the Progressive Conservative government called the move “a milestone in examining alternative approaches to meeting Manitoba’s infrastructure needs.” The province said it’ll work with KPMG in the

26 Jul 2017

PPP will help Indian Government to upgrade 1,396 Industrial Training Institutes

The minister said a number of other steps were also being taken for upgradation of quality of training in ITIs including training and re-training of ITI instructors. As many as 1,396 government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the country will be upgraded through public private partnership (PPP), the Lok Sabha