Job oriented Digital Skills University to be opened in Jharkhand: Chief Minister, ET Government
To provide job-oriented education to less educated youth, a Digital Skills University is being opened in Jharkhand. This announcement was made by the state’s Chief Minister Hemant Soren.
While addressing the youth at the 2nd Convocation of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Ranchi, the Chief Minister said that the university would be built at the cost of Rs. 300 to 400 crores.
“We have been conducting skill development programmes. Recently, government has decided to open a digital skills university in a bid to provide technical education to the less educated youth so that they could be provided jobs,” Soren said.
“This is the age of technology. There has been expansion in the field of education in which institutes like IIT-ISM, BIT Mesra, IIM, XLRI and NIT were opened. In the same way, IIIT was also opened in Ranchi,” added.
He lauded the youth of the state for creating their own niche in the field of education and making a mark in the country and other parts of the world.