India needs quality training in Skill Development & Entrepreneurship: Experts

India needs quality training in Skill Development & Entrepreneurship: Experts
Abhay Anand | Feb 21, 2018 - 11:20 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, FEB 21: There is an urgent need of quality training in skill development and entrepreneurship to meet the development goals of the nation and Canadian institutions are partnering with India’s premier institutions to take this to the next level, said David Agnew, President, Seneca College, Canada said while addressing inaugural session of the day-long Indo-Canadian Seminar on Skill development and Entrepreneurship in New Delhi.

In the seminar Seneca College made few new announcement of its long term collaboration with Universities and Institutions of Higher Education India. Seneca has joined hands for partnership with institutes of India namely National Institute for Financial Management (NIFM), IILM Institute for Higher Education, Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research (TIMSR), Punjab Technical University (PTU), Administrative Staff College of India, FORE School of Management and Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI).

Agnew said, “The collaborative sessions of the Indo-Canadian seminar are expected to result in tangible outcomes in the area of skill development and entrepreneurship”.

The Seminar organised by Seneca College of Canada, highlighted Ontario College system and shared the Indo-Canada success stories of Seneca’s India partnerships in Skill development and Entrepreneurship. Delegates and experts deliberated on various issues related to education, skill development and entrepreneurship during the two Panel discussion sessions. Panel II brainstormed on entrepreneurship and innovation from Indian and Canadian stakeholders on the need of skill development and entrepreneurship training in India and how Indian and Canadian institutions can work together, collaboratively to support leaders of today and tomorrow.

Delegates and experts were of the view that there is a need for quick reorganization of the skill development ecosystem and the promotion of which is necessary to suit to the needs of the industry to ensure enhancement of life of the population.

India would surely rise to be the Human Resource Capital of the world by appropriately skilling its youth bulge and convert its advantage into a dividend. Skill development and entrepreneurship initiatives will help actualize the inert potential of the country, they said.

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