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‘Nurturing Employable Youth is Our Sole Objective’

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The sole objective of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education is to nurture employable youths, says Prof Tummala Papi Reddy, Chairman, Telangana State Higher Education Council, in an interview with Sudheer Goutham of Elets News Network (ENN).

How has TSCHE planned to fulfill the industry requirements to nurture employable youth?

Tummala Papi Reddy, Chairman, Telangana State Higher Education Council

Tummala Papi Reddy, Chairman, Telangana State Higher Education Council

Telangana State Council of Higher Education is the apex body to coordinate between Central Government, State Government and Higher Education Institutes in the State for implementing new practices and bring innovations in the system. In order to achieve the objective, the council has devised a curriculum which is not only fulfilling the needs of the students but also the industry requirements.

How is the council planning to bring a marked improvement in the Higher Education ecosystem in Telangana?

We have adopted some of the best practices in higher education ecosystem of Telangana like Online Admission System, setting up Incubation Centres in all the State Universities and encouraging engineering students for internships in their respective branches or industry. We are also encouraging innovation and research-based activities in all the universities and for that we are recognising the contributions of scientists or innovators to education system.

In line with Government of India’s Skill India Mission, what are the initiatives taken by the council to impart skill training to students?

The council has taken various initiatives for effective skill training among the youth of Telangana. Through Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK), we are imparting skill education to students. We are also introducing new courses which are industry relevant and enhance employability among the students.

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