In a significant decision to strengthen industry-academia partnership and to bring qualitative improvements in Technical Education, the Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu accorded sanction to the establishment of two Centres for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Centre in Kashmir division shall be established at Government Polytechnic, Baramulla and the location for the establishment of CIIIT in Jammu division shall be finalized soon.
The move is aimed at providing skill training to students of Engineering Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges and ITIs besides, the unemployed Engineering Degree/Diploma holders and Engineering Graduates who are employed but in need for career enhancement through up-gradation of latest technological skills.
This project will be an industry-led consortium as a joint venture between Government of J&K and Tata Technologies to facilitate innovation and skill development of students, industry professionals for skill development and creating entrepreneurship.
Through this project, Tata Technologies have proposed to introduce 18 courses and many other subsidiary courses with an annual intake capacity of 2880 students/professionals receiving training and skill development.