University of Mumbai
The University of Mumbai (known earlier as University of Bombay) is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India. It was established in 1857 consequent upon “Wood’s Education Dispatch”, and it is one amongst the first three Universities in India. As a sequel to the change in the name of the city from Bombay to Mumbai, the name of the University has been changed from “University of Bombay” to “University of Mumbai”, vide notification issued by the Government of Maharashtra and published in the Government Gazette dated 4th September, 1996.
The House of Garwares was founded by the dynamic visionary, Late Padmabushan Balchandra Digamber alias Abasaheb Garware. The GICED is his brain-child as much as that of the university, signifying the joint venture of education and industry. Shri Abasaheb advocated the re-orientation of education, because in his view traditional arts, crafts and hereditary skills that passed from one generation to another were disappearing and there were no facilities for formal training in these areas. Further, trained manpower in various skills and trades migrated from India to other countries causing an acute shortage of skills at home.
Garware Institute of Career Education and Development
Media & Entertainment Skills Council
Founded in 2012, Media & Entertainment Skills Council is a Not-for-Profit Organization, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Council has been promoted by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). MESC has a mandate to create 11.74 lakhs (1.2 mn approx.) skilled workforce by 2022 and contribute to the National Skill Mission of creating 500 million skilled workforce by 2022.
National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC), established in 2009, is a not- for- profit company set up by the Ministry of Finance, under Section 25 of the Companies Act,1956 corresponding to Section 8 of the Companies Act,2013. The present equity base of NSDC is Rs.10 crore, of which the Government of India through Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE ) holds 49%, while the private sector has the balance 51%.
National Skill Development Corporation