Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday announced six new World Class Centres in Delhi. According to Delhi Government, the programme is a part of World Class Skill Centres (WCSC) expansion plan.
The admission will start for 720 new seats in different professional courses, These six new WCSCs are a part of the Delhi Government’s comprehensive skill centres expansion programme across the city, in which a total of 25 world class skill centres will be opened in Delhi19 of which will be made functional in August.
“The admission process is being started in six new world class skill centres (WCSC) for a total of 720 seats in different professional courses to prepare students to acquire professional skills in different fields. As soon as the admission process is over, they will be started formally,” Sisodia said.
He said skill is the future of education and it is important to impart skill education.
“The Central Government has also been taking about skills but what they did was that they made Sachin Tendulkar stand with a plumber in an advertisement. Plumbing is a skill but hospitality, banking also have opportunities for skills. Having a skill means a youth is standing on his feet with a professional approach,” the minister added. He also said that entrepreneurship be also included as a skill so that the skill centres can give rise to job givers rather than job seekers.
The Institute of Basic Business Studies will be beginning admissions to courses in retail services, hospitality operations and finance executive. The Integrated Institute Of Technology, Dwarka will be beginning admissions for the courses of beauty and wellness consultant, computer system operator and hospitality operations.
The Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University will be beginning admissions to courses of beauty and wellness consultant, sports fitness and yoga application and sports digitisation and performance management.
The skill institute in Wazirpur will be beginning admissions to courses on food production and finance executive, while the centre in Jhandewalan will offer admission on courses in retail services and food production.
The RIT Rajokri will be offering a course to train computer system operators. The remaining 19 WCSCs at Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Shakarpur, Aryabhatt Institute Of Technology, Ashok Vihar, Bhai Parmanand Institute, Shakarpur, ITI Narela, Netaji Subhash University of Technology, Dwarka will also be made functional by August this year.