All JK colleges to start skill courses this year: Rohit Kansal
J a m m u ,Apr 4 : “A good college strives to give employability to youth and its strength
lies in its academic excellence. The quality and quantum of improvement it brings in lives is the
true test of its impact on society.”
The remarks were made by Principal Secretary
Higher Education Department, Rohit Kansal during e-inauguration of an additional block in Government Degree College Marh.
The Principal Secretary assured that construction
of the college campus would be started in this fi nancial year and it would be ready to move by early next year.
The college runs from a pre-fabricated structure at
It was assured by the Principal Secretary that the
UT administration would provide more pre-fabricated structures for the college in
the present fi nancial year.
It was also suggested that the college submit detailed project report, to Director Planning, for additional infrastructural requirement
of the college.
During his address, the Principal Secretary lauded
the college for attracting sizeable number of student admission particularly
He called the feat ‘signs of a good col-
lege’ and said that the college has been successful in fulfi lling local aspirations and requirement of young students.
He also appreciated the college for suc-
cessful commencement of skill development and skill enhancement courses.
Among other things, the Principal Secretary directed colleges to prepare framework of courses to be provided under the National Education Policy and provide holistic development
to young students.
He also urged them to improve in rankings and get accredited under NAAC norms.
With regards to the policy, the Principal Secretary
announced that all government colleges would start giving skill development courses