TISS inaugurated new Jawahar Knowledge Center (JKC) under Andhra Pradesh Employability Skill Development Programme

Kakinada :  Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) inaugurated Jawahar Knowledge Center (JKC) at the P.R. Government Degree College under the purview of its MOU with GoAP for implementation  Andhra Pradesh University Students Employability Skill Development Programme . Kakinada city MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao inaugurated the programme.

The main objective is to impart employable skills to the potential aspirants basing upon the requirements of Industry reducing the mismatch. The so far training programs taken by JKC are in the direction of producing industry ready graduates in cooperation and collaboration with Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education and several Universities within the state.

The initiative attracted thousands of engineering students from all over the state, providing them with a world class infrastructure and offering them the best guidance, content and opportunities to apply their knowledge to the challenging problems.

The objectives of the MoU are: The programme will be carried out through Jawahar Knowledge Centres (JKC) across the state and will also include some of the best courses and practices from National University students Skill Development Programme to ensure significant, measurable increase in employ-ability of students studying in universities and degree colleges in AP; to form collaboration with higher institutes and industries for implementing the Employ-ability Skill Development programme; to design curriculum by identifying local industrial needs to develop employable skills of the youth in colleges, particularly for rural SC and ST youth; to participate in developing a broader framework for assessment of technical education and engineering education to enhance the quality; to strategically implement through advisory role as well as participate in monitoring and evaluation to suggest the mid-course corrections during the strategy implementation; to assist in capacity development strategy and train master trainers in different skill sectors; to facilitate linkages with Higher Education institutes to AP State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) at state level and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) at national level.

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