Khadi exhibition and Khadi Kareegar Sammelan inaugurated in Varanasi to strengthen artisans and traditional arts
Sunday October 17th, 2021
Shri Nehru told to focus on self-employment to develop entrepreneurial skills. Focus should be on demand, specialized incubation, development of heritage skills and industry in institutions. He informed that Shri Vishwakarma Skills University has short term and long term programmes, which are self-sustaining and revenue generating. The university has a model of vocational education ranging from elementary education to doctoral programmes. Linkage with industries is an integral part of the curriculum. Teachers have been told to compulsorily spend time in the industry and integrate them in their teaching. Teachers are given regular training. Shri Nehru said that the popularity of the courses offered in the university is proved by the fact that this year about 10,000 people have enrolled for 700 seats. The University has adopted a hub and spoke model with industry partners and institutions.