|Early Times Report|
CHENANI, Nov 25: Govt. Degree College, Chenani organized an Awareness Program on the Importance of SKILL BASED EDUCATION on 23rd and 24th November 2020 under the aegis of MANODARPAN initiative of MHRD, Govt. of India and invited the students to send one minute videos and pictures showing them performing various skills inherited and acquired by them. The Manodarpan program is an initiative under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan that aims to provide psycho-social support to students for their mental health and well-being. The students of the College demonstrated various skills from machine repairing to sports, dancing, painting, cooking, designing, typing, craft work, gardening/farming, singing, acting, baking, photography, etc.
The main goal of the program was to lead students on a path of a long-term goal to develop their capacity to learn new skills so as to achieve better ability and cognitive capacities. This would also lead to better socio-economic conditions for today's youth as a means of addressing the challenges of unemployment and under employment.
Dr. Pragya Khanna, Principal of the College emphasized that Skill based learning equips the students with appropriate abilities for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. Skill based education improves an individual's employability, labor motility and ability to adapt to changing technologies.
The organizer of the Program was Prof. Ajaz Ahmed Dar.