THE STATE Government would conduct around 2,300 career guidance camps in higher secondary schools, government colleges, polytechnic colleges and ITI under the Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme on December 16 and 18.
Training coordinators Dr Purushottam Dubey and Dr Pankaj Trivedi said that students will be guided in selecting subjects of study on the basis of their interests in the first phase of career guidance camps to be conducted all over the state.
Dubey informed that information on engineering, medical, computer and IT, commerce, management, science, agriculture and fashion-based courses would be provided to the students. Detailed information of distance education, competitive exams, foreign universities and self-employment would also be available in the camps.
Scheme state coordinator Dr Jayantilal Bhandari informed that Minister of State for Higher Education Tukojirao Puar, School Education Minister Narottam Mishra, Higher Education Principal Secretary Dr Bhagirath Prasad, Higher Education Commissioner S N Mishra and others would supervise the activities.
Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to provide regular career counseling in educational institutions.