Haryana ranks third on 'India Skill report 2019'
Chandigarh: Recently published India Skill Report 2019 mentions remarkable rise in Haryana ranking at number 3 comparing to the last year ranking wherein the State was even out of top 10 ranks in providing employability skills to the youth.
Additional Chief Secretary Technical Education Anil Kumar informed in the last few years, the Government has taken many new initiatives in the field of Technical Education for improving admissions, examinations, placements and overall personality development of the students of Polytechnics and Engineering Colleges. In the last academic year, 94 per cent (almost 100 per cent) of eligible students from government Polytechnics and Engineering Colleges have been placed in various MNCs/Companies of repute or have been admitted into higher educational programs.
The Department and Institutes under its ambit have signed 285 MoUs with different MNCs or Companies of repute for placements, training, Industrial visits and Expert Lectures. Admissions have been improved by 11 per cent and a significant increase in pass percentage has been recorded, he said. He further said the several innovative measures have been taken which have resulted into such quantum leap in employability enhancement.