For capacity building, skill upgradation and employability of the youth, J-K Government is mulling to establish skill development universities in the state, an official statement said.
According to the statement, the issue was discussed in a meeting held between Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari and consultant J&K Skill Development Mission, Manish Sabharwal, called on the Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari here on Sunday.
The meeting also discussed the issues pertaining to skill development in the state.
On his first visit to the state, Sabharwal, who is also Chairman and Founder, Team Lease Services India Ltd, was here to understand JK’s needs and prepare a vision and mission document to suggest what is needed in relation to skill development in the state, the statement said.
The meeting discussed various aspects of the state’s skill development mission, including skill mapping, infrastructure, capacity building, skill upgradation and courses for employability and entrepreneurship.
The meeting also discussed the need for further initiatives in relation to skill development such as setting up skill development universities in the state. Secretary Technical Education, Mohammad Saleem Shishgar was also present at the meeting.
Sabharwal also held extensive deliberations with the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti; Finance Minister, Haseeb Drabu, and administrative secretaries of various departments associated with skill development.
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