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Training on mushroom industry concludes at Jammu University

A press statement said that Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu while speaking on the occasion, laid emphasis on the need of “skilling, up skilling and reskilling the youth of India.” He said that these trainings were sure to “t

Post by on Friday, March 5, 2021

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Jammu, Mar 05: The University Entrepreneurship and Skill Development Centre (UESDC) organized the valedictory function of the ‘Mushroom Cultivation and Entrepreneurship Training Program’ in the Convention Hall of the Business School, University of Jammu on Thursday. The program had been jointly organized by UESDC and the Department of Botany and the Business School.

A press statement said that Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu while speaking on the occasion, laid emphasis on the need of “skilling, up skilling and reskilling the youth of India.” He said that these trainings were sure to “transform young generation into job creators rather than job seekers in a true sense.”

Dhar further said that the transition of the global economy amid COVID-19 pandemic will also be tackled by imbibing novel skills in different sectors. On this occasion, Prof. Naresh Padha, Dean Academic Affairs and Coordinator RUSA 2.0, deliberated on the need of generating self-employment and applauded the role of skill based courses in boosting entrepreneurship in J&K.

The statement said that Prof. Alka Sharma, Convener, UESDC welcomed the guests and thanked the Heads and Coordinators of various departments and participants of the course. She also announced a series of new skill courses to be offered under UESDC, among which prominent ones include Android Programming, Java Programming, Bamboo craft, and Spoken English and life skills. Prof. Veenu Kaul, Head, Department of Botany, shared her views about the role of youth in building New India. She also emphasized that local issues and demands will be a driving factor for the young entrepreneurs of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

A brief interaction session of the participants with Vice Chancellor and media personnel was conducted by Dr. Sikander PAL, in which the challenges faced by the course participants to implement their practical training into business ventures and their innovative ideas of entrepreneurship were highlighted.

The attendees thanked Prof. Geeta Sumbali, Prof. Yash Pal Sharma, Prof. Namrata Sharma, Dr. Skarma Noznom and Dr. Sikander Pal of the Department of Botany and Prof. Sameer Gupta and Dr. Aubid H. Parrey from TBS for organising the event, the statement added.


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