India’s apprenticeship ecosystem is currently seeing a positive momentum, says a study by the National Employability Through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP), a partnership between Teamleys Skills University and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
According to NETAP’s recent apprenticeship approach, some 41% of employers in India are willing to hire apprentices, while 58% of enterprises want to increase their apprenticeship volume this year.
Of the 16 sectors reviewed, more than 16 were willing to hire trainees. Manufacturing (55%), automobiles and subsidiaries (51%) and retail (48%) are leaders, with sectors such as travel and hospitality and beauty and wellness, severely hit by the epidemic, are making a strong comeback. , It reported.
The report’s findings also indicated positive hiring for female trainees. Overall the preference for Women Apprentices has increased by 10% and this trend is more visible in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata.
Meanwhile, another Employment Outlook survey conducted by Manpower Group among 2,375 employers in the country gave an indication of hiring plans for the next three months. The sectors leading the employment market are expected to be public administration, education and services.
About 27% of employers reported that they could return to pre-COVID hiring within June 2021, while 56% said they would resume by the end of 2021.