AISECT, a Social Enterprise in India has partnered with Samagra Shiksha, Tamil Nadu to offer Vocational Education for more than 2500 students in a selective 46 Schools. The initiative gives scope to the implementation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme for the Vocationalization of School Education under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) in Tamil Nadu.
As per the sources, the Vocational Education will be conducted across two trades namely Agriculture and Electronic & Hardware for the job roles such as Solanaceae Crop Cultivator and Field Technician- Other home appliances. Under the Vocational Education Scheme, work will be allocated to vocational training providers (VTPs) for conducting the vocational education for the session. As per the rule of the scheme, eligible training providers are selected and assigned work at respective schools.
“Both AISECT and Samagra Shiksha plan to boost the efforts of imparting vocational education to school students and provide them with the necessary skills in order to help them get ready for the industry. This step will also facilitate the youth of the country to build a strong economy in the future. By carrying out this project in Tamil Nadu, we hope to empower the students of the State and encourage them with every possible means. AISECT also expects to expand its network even more in Tamil Nadu to develop the requisite skills for the betterment of the students and country, ” said Siddharth Chaturvedi, Executive Vice President, AISECT Group to India Education Diary.