Govt clears Kendriya Vidyalaya for Kupwara

The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu accorded sanction to transfer of Shamilat (Kahcharai) land measuring 40 kanals in Drugmulla village of Kupwara district to School Education Department for establishing Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kupwara.

The Council also accorded sanction to the transfer of 40 kanals of land to the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction for establishing transit accommodation for Kashmiri migrant government employees under PM package in village Deegam in Shopian district.

In another decision, the Council accorded sanction to establishment of two Centres for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) in J&K.

The Centre in Kashmir shall be established at Government Polytechnic, Baramulla and the location for establishment of CIIIT in Jammu division shall be finalized soon.

The move is aimed at providing skill training to students of Engineering Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges and ITIs besides, the unemployed Engineering Degree/Diploma holders and Engineering graduates who are employed but in need for career enhancement through up-gradation of latest technological skills.

This project will be an industry-led consortium as a joint venture between government of J&K and Tata Technologies to facilitate innovation and skill development of students, industry professionals for skill development and creating entrepreneurships.

Through this project, Tata Technologies have proposed to introduce 18 courses and many other subsidiary courses with an annual intake capacity of 2,880 students/professionals receiving training and skill development.

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