|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Sept 4: In order to prepare the students of Technical Education studying in various Polytechnics and ITIs of the state for jobs in local as well as multinational companies while exposing them to newer technologies and engineering methodologies, a meeting was held in the office chamber of President Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Jammu.
The meeting was chaired by Anoo Malhotra Director Technical Education, J&K and attended by Rakesh Gupta, president, CCI Jammu, Er Arun Bangotra, Principal, Government Polytechnic, Jammu, Er Ritu Jamwal, Principal, Government Women Polytechnic, Jammu, Er GM Bhat, Joint Director (ITIs), Er Anoop Sharma, Assistant Director, Technical Education, SR Bansal, Industrialist, SAC Bari Brahmana, Ajay Langer, General Secretary, Viraaj Malhotra from Bari Brahama Industrial Association, Vivek, Rajeev Gupta, Manish Gupta and Ashu Gupta from Confederation of Indian Industry, representative from Saraswati Group of Industries and Ashima Kaul Founder & MD Yakjah Reconciliation and Development Network.
The objective of the meeting was to bridge the gap between industry and the academic institutions. Anoo Malhotra impressed upon better interaction between technical institutions and industry in near future and said these interaction will have great bearing on the Polytechnics/ITIs curriculum, exposure of students to industrial atmosphere and subsequent placement of young graduating engineers in industries across the state and country. Rakesh Gupta, President CCI appreciated the effort of Director Technical Education and assured her that full co-operation will be provided to the Department of Technical Education and CCI will act as Nodal agency for providing the industrial training and placement to the students of Polytechnics and ITIs.