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SRHU launches limited duration free courses at Rural Development Institute

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Dehradun, 7 May: Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU), Jolly Grant, has taken an innovative initiative on skill development and employment for the youth. The Rural Development Department (RDI) of the university has started free courses that are of limited duration and employment orientated. This includes Plumber cum Electrician and Data Entry cum Office Assistant coursesSRHU President Dr Vijay Dhasmana formally inaugurated the courses.
The programme was organised in the Doonagiri Auditorium of RDI.
While formally inaugurating the event, Chief Guest Dr Vijay Dhasmana called upon the youth to take advantage of this opportunity and said that this will play an important role in their personal development. Through this, efforts are being made to prepare them as per the requirements of the industry, institutions and community. He also called upon the participating youth to increase their practical knowledge along with book knowledge.
At the end of the ceremony, Nitesh Kaushik thanked everyone. On this occasion, Registrar Dr Mukesh Bijalwan, Deputy Director of RDI Dr Rajiv Bijalwan, Manager Neelam Pandey, HSST Principal Dr Pramod Kumar, Trainers Shivani, Anuj, Abhishek, Lakhpat Bisht, etc., were also present.
Dr Dhasmana said that these courses will be completely free. This is an innovative initiative taken by the university to connect the youth with employment. Students who pass with good marks will also be given a separate assistance amount.
Deputy Director of RDI Dr Rajiv Bijalwan said that these courses have been prepared in accordance with the National Skill Development Programme. They will be conducted with the help of various departments of the university. Himalayan School of Science and Technology, Skill Centre and Engineering Department will play an important role in this.
RDI Manager Neelam Pandey said that both the programmes will start from this month. Thirty students, each, have been selected from different areas of the state. Enthusiasm for these courses is being seen amongst the young participants.