Jammu, Nov 17: Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Thursday chaired a meeting to review draft report submitted for review by UNICEF regarding skill mapping study in Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior officers of concerned departments besides Principals and Superintendents of ITI’s and Polytechnics attended the meeting while Chief YUWAAH Partner of UNICEF, Dhuwarakha Sriram, Tripat Kour and other partners participated online.
Threadbare discussion was held on various aspects and objectives of recommendations of draft report submitted for review by the UNICEF.
A Powerpoint Presentation was given by the representatives of Yuwaah Partner of UNICEF highlighting the functioning and present status of draft report.
Principal Secretary emphasized upon the concerned authorities of UNICEF to ensure speedy completion and finalization of draft report so that the government could provide platforms as per youth skills and aspirations.
He directed the Principals and Superintendents of Polytechnics and ITI’s to create youths engagement forum for exchanges of ideas and views for further improvement in providing Skill dev courses to youth.
Principal Secretary directed the senior officers of education department to arrange awareness programs for adding knowledge regarding vocational skill courses.
Principal Secretary stressed upon the concerned authorities to understand the interest of youths and requirements of the present market where the youth will be engaged and provided employment opportunity to them.
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