NAMSAI, 31 Dec: The Arunachal University of Studies’ (AUS) University-Industry Inter-Linkage Centre (UILC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tinsukia College, Assam, under the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)-National Employability Enhancement Mission (NEEM) to enhance the employability of underprivileged youths “through active collaboration of industry towards sustainable livelihood promotion goals in the northeastern part of India,” the university informed in a press release on Friday.
The AUS is the only approved institution by the AICTE under its National Employability Enhancement Mission Regulations, 2017 in the entire Northeast region, it said.
After signing the MoU, project head Dr Rani Jha said, “The objective of the MoU is to offer on-the-job training and practical training to students of either diploma, graduation or post graduation in any stream to enhance their employability in accordance with AICTE-NEEM Regulations, 2017. This MoU will also counter the issues with respect to skilled labour scarcity not just in Arunachal Pradesh but eventually in the entire Northeast.”
ULIC assistant registrar Vipin Rawat said, “This MoU under reputed AICTE-NEEM by the government of India is
the path forward in training workforce in northeastern part of India as per the requirements, ensuring that they get absorbed in the industry based on their skills.”
Tinsukia College Principal Dr Surjya Chutia said, “The AUS has a vision in creating an ecosystem that brings back the dignity of labour in all professions by creating sustainable sources of wage for every deserving youth in this country.”