Tribune News Service
Solan, September 21
To a bid to advertise entrepreneurship amongst college students, 5 vocational and three certificates programs have been launched at Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, at this time by the Vice-Chancellor(VC) Dr Parvinder Kaushal.
The new programs are part of Indian Council of Agriculture Research’s National Agricultural Higher Education Project’s, Institutional Development Plan(IDP) being carried out by the college.
Vocational programs on medicinal vegetation, nursery manufacturing of temperate fruits, apiculture, mushroom cultivation and flowers and value-additionare among the many new programs. Certificate course on proficiency in English, presentation abilities and Savoir-Faire: Speak and Act Appropriately throughout social gatherings have been additionally launched at this time.
VC Dr Kaushal mentioned these programs will improve the data and abilities of trainees on numerous facets. He urged the scholars to undertake entrepeneurship and utilise authorities schemes.
“These courses have been developed after brainstorming sessions with experts for realizing the optimum scope of horticulture and forestry and recognising their potential.”
Dr KK Raina, Principal Investigator of IDP knowledgeable that the programs might be supplied to BSc third and fourth 12 months college students. Students can go for the 3-month vocational programs as per their desire. The certificates programs might be of shorter length spanning a month.
A digital counselling cell was additionally kick-started at this time. Series of counselling periods with college students in addition to one on one interplay with counsellors from reputed medical establishments might be held to information the scholars. It will assist promote constructive behaviour, set up good social relationships and preserve peace and pleasant relationships with oneself.