Categories: National News

Universities, colleges to start entrepreneurship courses: AICTE chairman

IANS

 

CHANDIGARH

The AICTE has initiated a policy under which universities and colleges along with their normal courses will start entrepreneurship courses, a senior functionary said on Friday.

Professor Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi (AICTE) said that there was a need to create a support system for students, including more internship programme or skill programme to hone the skills of students.  “We need to bring students into ‘start-up culture’ and provide a platform where they can convert their bright ideas into innovation,” Sahasrabudhe told media on the occasion of the 51st annual day of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR).

“We should focus on start-ups. The AICTE, has made its own start-up policy through which universities and colleges along with their normal courses will start entrepreneurship courses,” he said.

The role of the AICTE, he said, was not just of a regulator but also as a facilitator committed to improving the quality of technical education. He said laboratories and research centres should be opened for 24 hours for students so that they can do research and draw new ideas.

“Indian students have a lot of potential, we need to identify and channelize their ideas in a right direction,” he said.

Professor K K Talwar, Chairman of the board of governors of NITTTR, advised the faculty and staff of the institute to rededicate themselves to achieving the objectives and meeting the challenges posed by the dynamic and fast changing socio-economic environment in the country.

He emphasised institutional involvement in improving the healthcare system of the country.

 

nt

Comments are closed.

Recent Posts

  • Goa News

Cabral outlines roadmap to end power woes

NT NETWORK Panaji Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Monday released a white paper on the status of power situation in…

2 hours ago
  • Goa News

Trouble mounts for Sonsoddo dump

NT NETWORK Margao    The Fomento  Green, which has been operating the  waste treatment plant at the Sonsoddo dump, on Monday…

2 hours ago
  • Goa News

Two armed cops to be posted at GMC’s casualty ward

NT NETWORK Panaji The Indian Medical Association’s Goa branch on Monday said  that  Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has assured  deployment…

2 hours ago
  • Goa News

QCI’s fish testing raises eyebrows

NT NETWORK Panaji The Quality Council of India has begun testing  fish samples lifted from the trucks arriving at state…

2 hours ago
  • National News

Patients suffer as doctors go on strike across India

PTI New Delhi Healthcare services were severely affected across the country on Monday as doctors wearing helmets and forming human…

2 hours ago
  • Goa News

CoP says Sagarmala projects must be passenger-centric

NT NETWORK Panaji The Captain of Ports has made it clear that various projects to be undertaken under the Sagarmala…

2 hours ago