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Punjab Govt to Start Career Counselling Programme in Schools

[Chd,Pb]Punjab Government to start Career Counselling Programme in High& SecondarySchools
As per The Technical Education Minister, Punjab, Mr. Charanjit singh Channi ,parents and the students are not aware regarding field of study suitable for their children after completion of matric and higher secondary studies.
The minister also informed that the Punjab Government would run self-employment training courses for Agriculture & Allied Services under skill development mission. He said that Punjab Skill Development mission would provide skill training to the farmers and others to bring in focus issues such as diversification, doubling the income of farmers, arrest of depleting water tables and distress in farmers.
Technical Education Minister said that the Punjab Agricultural University and the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University would run the skill development courses for Agriculture and Allied services.
He said that the Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in principle also gave approval to set up Indian Institute of Skills in the Punjab Skill University, which is to be set up at Sri Chamkaur Sahib
State Minister said that the Union ministry has also approved grant for the Skills Competition to be held in the state before the India Skills competition. After this, the world skills competition would be held at Kazan Russia in 2019.
Prominent amongst others present in the meeting included Dr. KP Krishanan Secretary MSDE, Mr. Karan Avtar Singh Chief Secretary Punjab, Mr Tejvir Singh Principal Secretary to CM Punjab, Mr. Sukhwinder Singh GM PSDM, Mr. DPS Kharbanda Director Industries and Mr. Ajoy Sharma Secretary Local Government.