Early Times Report
JAMMU, Jan 19: The Department of Higher Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for up-skilling of students enrolled at the Cluster Universities of Srinagar and Jammu at SPMR College Jammu.
The MoU is part of the department’s initiative of up skilling the undergraduates across J&K by embedding skill courses in the curriculum or offering them as Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Degrees while they graduate from the institutions of higher learning, a statement said adding many sectors like agriculture, horticulture, fashion technology, paramedical, pharmacy, nursing and food technology had been identified in this regard.
Bemina Degree College, Srinagar joined the ceremony through virtual mode.
Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education, Talat Parvez, while highlighting the significance of the MoU informed that the department has taken various initiatives to ensure that the workforce of tomorrow has future ready skills. The youth need to be motivated to develop a quality of self development and self entrepreneurship, he added. President ICSI, CS Ashish Garg, in his remarks, stated that the corporate world is in dire need of youth with problem solving skills. He assured that his institution will extend all support for successful implementation of MoU for larger benefit of students of Jammu & Kashmir.