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Skill Development along with education

Today:- Jan – Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is supporting University Grant Commission for three schemes namely Community College, Bachelor of Vocational course (BVOC) & Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) Kaushal Kendras which are being introduced in different colleges and universities. Currently there are 429 colleges/universities under these schemes. NSDC also has collaboration with Public and Private Universities to skill the students of the colleges who are undergoing UG and/or PG program only. Approximately, 1 lakh students are covered under 165 BVOC colleges, 223 Community Colleges and 64 DDU Kaushal Kendra Colleges. Further, NSDC has collaborated with Ministry of Human Resource Development for restructuring of BVOC by rolling out embedded apprenticeship under National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS). BVOC has multiple exits at Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma and Degree levels. Through this, the employability of the general graduates is enhanced considerably as the student can have professional experience on the shop-floor, along with their graduation
This information was given by the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Anant kumar Hegde in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.
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