In order to boost higher and technical education, the Delhi Government has recently merged 13 government institutes to create the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University.
”Delhi Government is committed to expand the skilling opportunities for our youth. These mergers will make the skilling ecosystem more efficient and raise the employability and skilling prospects of our youth,” Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, as reported by PTI.
Moreover, the cabinet also approved the merger of Delhi University’s College of Arts and the Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management. They will now be part of the Dr B R Ambedkar University.
New world-class skills centre
Further, the cabinet has also announced the establishment of the government’s new world-class skills centre at Pushp Vihar. This centre will provide skilling opportunity for students and raise their employment prospects in new and emerging sectors.
”Cabinet sanctioned Rs 9.9 crore for the new centre and it is a part of the vision of the government to establish 25 World Class Skill Centres all over Delhi,” the statement said.
(With inputs from PTI)