JAMMU, Mar 30: The University of Jammu Special Purpose Vehicle Foundation (UOJSPVF) signed a Memorandum, of Understanding with the Electronics Sector Skill Council of India(ESSCI).
Prof Parikshat Singh Manhas, Director & CEO briefed that this MoU aims to set out the framework for a working relationship between the Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) and the University of Jammu Special Purpose Vehicle Foundation (UOJSPVF) with an objective to develop world-class Centers of Excellence-CoE and Product Innovation Centre in collaboration with Industry partners that offers quality skill training ecosystem for trainees and promote innovation and startups.
Prof Parikshat Singh Manhas further briefed that it seeks to develop Industry Integrated Programmes for various Electronics Sub Sectors under NEP in collaboration with Industry partners based on Industry demand that offers world-class skill training, industry exposure through on job training /apprenticeship, multi-entry -multi exit incorporating NSQF Qualification Packs as per the mandate from AICTE, UGC and other such regulatory bodies.
The MoU was signed by Saleem Ahmed, Vice President – Business Development on behalf of the Electronics Sector Skills Council of India and by Prof Arvind Jasrotia, Registrar JU and Prof Parikshat Singh Manhas, Director & CEO UoJSPVF, in the presence of JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Manoj Kumar Dhar and Controller of Examination, Prof Jasbir Singh.
Professor Manoj Kumar Dhar hoped the relationship will go a long way in creating true Industry-Academia relationships. He said that the CoE will train and certify the Students, Startups team and faculty members and facilitate training and mentoring to students & startups by industry experts, mentors learning management systems and other learning tools developed by ESSCI.
The CoE will take up various skill development initiatives and projects for facilitating skill-based education to promote technology-based innovations, startups and micro entrepreneurship and organize various events and awareness campaigns for promoting skill-based education and entrepreneurship in India.