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?Vivekanand scheme to improve career options?

IN THE present era of globalisation and liberalisation, finding proper employment has become a big challenge and the younger generation is finding it difficult to choose a right career. The State Government has launched the Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme through which better opportunities for employment would be provided to the new generation according to its educational qualification, talent and interest.

india Updated: May 07, 2006 01:16 IST

IN THE present era of globalisation and liberalisation, finding proper employment has become a big challenge and the younger generation is finding it difficult to choose a right career. The State Government has launched the Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme through which better opportunities for employment would be provided to the new generation according to its educational qualification, talent and interest.

This was stated by Minister of State for Higher and Technical Education Tukojirao Pawar while inaugurating one-day training of the state’s career counsellors under the scheme held here today.

The career counsellors present at the DIET centres of 48 districts were imparted training through teleconferencing from the SATCOM centre of the Academy of Administration here. Those present on the occasion included Director General of the Academy of Administration, Mala Shrivastava; Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Dr Bhagirath Prasad; Commissioner of Public Instruction LS Baghel, Director of the scheme, Dr Jayantilal Bhandari and the career experts.

The Minister said scheme is such an initiative, which would prove to be appropriate medium of progress for the young generation. This will help them to become self-reliant and capable enough to face challenges and with this the State will also move to new destinations.

The Minister said the State Government was committed for making MP an advanced state in higher and technical education. Efforts at improving quality and standard of education in the State in the past two years would attract students from other parts of the country and abroad.

He hoped that after this training, the career counsellors would guide the students for their career along with studies. It will ensure the path of progress for the new generation. Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Dr Bhagirath Prasad said that under the scheme, a field programme is being launched. It would enable the youth to receive proper guidance for career.

They would be made capable to get employment according to their talent. Director of scheme Dr Jayantilal Bhandari gave details of the training scheme. He informed that a total of 4,700 career counsellors trained today would further guide about 15 lakh students of all the government colleges, higher secondary schools, ITIs and polytechnic colleges of the state.

Career experts Sachin Bhattacharya, Dr Purushottam Dubey, Dr Amiya Pahare, Dr Ashok Jain, Dr Rajeev Trivedi, Dr Vinayak Pandey, Dr CC Rathi, Dr Rakesh Trivedi, Dr Sanjay Vyas, Prof Mahakal Chandel, Dr Rajendra Sharma, Hemant Jadhav and Ravindra Gaur guided the career counsellors. Other senior officers  were also present.