Add degrees to boost employability: VC

Why skilling Arunachalees?

Such workshop is the need of the day as Arunachal Pradesh in unemployment map of India per 1,000, prepared by Union Labour & Employment Ministry on the basis 5th annual employment-unemployment survey (2018–19) ranks 89 (93-urban & 52-rural).

Gujarathas the least unemployment rate among the Indian states, while Tripura has the highest unemployment rate. (Higher rank represents lower unemployment among the population) while national average stands at 50.

It may be mentioned here that National Youth Project-AP since 2008 with H P Biswas as president and Pradeep Kumar   as vice president (2013), as empanelled training provider of National Skill Development Council and Sector Skill Development Council of Divvagyan and a dozen GoI departments has so far has skilled over one lakh Arunachalees including 144 youths (72 girls) in Nampong-based CM’s Livelihood Mission School and over 6,000 Divvagyan as training provider of Mumbai-based Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Disability. The NYP-AP has 57 functional units across the state. (AONS)

RONO HILLS, Apr 29: Highlighting techniques of achieving excellence in any particular career, RGU vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha on Monday has advocated adding different degrees to their educational qualification.

Addressing inaugural function of a two-day workshop on ‘Employability skills and career counselling’, organized by RGU career counselling cell (CCC) of education department in collaboration with New Delhi-based Career Launcher, the VC said that “commoners will never get a job. Any job seeker has to evolve strategic plan, develop good understanding and knowledge for that particular job and motivate self by changing attitude to optimize abilities by adopting work ethics, according to a RGU release.

One has to arms with minimum basic qualifications; he emphatically said and concluded quoting celebrated 20th   century Hindi poet Maithili Sharan Gupta’s poem: Nar ho na nirash karo man ko kuch kaam karo, kuch kaam karo jag mein rah kar, kuch naam karo yah janma hua kish arth aho (Being human being don’t be depressed, do some works while on earth, earn name or what is the use of this life?).

“Getting a job is an art which requires key skills and training”, RGU registrar Prof. Tomo Riba said, adding success is the indicator of hard work which calls for a perfect perception of the work besides hard work. Appreciating the VC for facilitating such events in RGU calendar, he lauded the organizers and stressed it importance for the youths.

Placement cell In-charge Prof. Tasi Kaye said with conviction that the training would mould young minds towards proper selection of career.

Highlighting significance of the workshop earlier, CCC coordinator Dr. Boa Reena Tok exhorted the participants to make best use of the resource persons to equip themselves with better understanding of employability and skill sets.

Career Launcher’s Amit Dhar and Rahul Kumar Basakfrom were resource persons of the training, attended by education Asst. Prof Dr. Siva Shankar, students’ welfare dean Prof Kesang Degi, faculty members, research scholars and students.

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