Vocational training

TISS and Maharashtra government sign MoU to boost employment and vocational training for 15,000 students

The MoU aims to achieve the goal stated in the National Education Policy 2020 to bring vocational education to 50% of schools by 2025.

TISS and the Maharashtra government sign a memorandum of understanding to boost employment and vocational training for 15,000 students (Picture: File)

The School of Vocational Education (SVE), Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Samagra Shiksha, Government of Maharashtra under the Maharashtra Young Leaders Aspiration Development Program (MYLAP) in Mumbai, to provide a employment and vocational training for 15,000 class 12 students in Maharashtra.

The MoU was exchanged in the presence in August of Maharashtra’s Minister of School Education, Deepak Kesarkar.

The MoU signing ceremony was also graced by Shri Ranjit Singh Deol (IAS), Hon’ble Secretary, Department of School Education and Sports, Shri Kailas Pagare (IAS), Hon’ble State Project Director , Samagra Shiksha, Prof. Madhushree Sekher, Dean, School of Professional Education, SVE-TISS and Dr Tania Shaw, Program Leader, SVE-TISS.

The MoU aims to achieve the goal stated in the National Education Policy 2020 to bring vocational education to 50% of schools by 2025.

TISS-SVE has partnerships with 3750 industries located across India that represent various skill sectors and provide hands-on training to students. In addition to this, around 200 service providers and around 500 professors and subject matter experts constitute and contribute to strengthening the entire ecosystem of the School of Professional Education.

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