JAMMU: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu, and the Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Department (SDD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu.
Professor BS Sahay, Director of IIM Jammu, and Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, Principal Secretary of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, signed the agreement.
"By mentoring Polytechnics and ITIs and giving management development training programmes to the principals and staff of these institutes, IIM Jammu will engage closely with the Department of Talent Development to promote the skill development ecosystem of J&K," according to an official announcement.
Professor BS Sahay, speaking at the event, stated, "The MoU paves the way for collaboration in the areas of skill development, mentoring, entrepreneurship, and the creation of skill centres in Jammu and Kashmir's UT. Through various capacity-building programmes, these relationships will aid in the promotion of entrepreneurship and the enhancement of skills among teachers and trainees. I am confident that the engagement would yield positive results for the youth and people of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir."