7th February, 2020, Hyderabad
The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad & Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur jointly organized a one-day National Workshop on “Career Development Centre (CDC)” today.
The Chief Guest, Dr. R. Chandra Babu, Vice-Chancellor, KAU, Thrissur regarded the CDCs as the need of the hour. He emphasized on the skill development of budding professional scholars in the area of agriculture and allied fields. He stated that the ICAR-NAARM’s initiatives facilitate a bridge between the industries and academia for developing the skills necessary to improve the interest towards entrepreneurship among the students.
Dr. Rajoo Krishnan, Former Joint Commissioner, Government of Kerala briefed about the development of the CDCs for helping in the soft skills, communication & entrepreneurial skills among the faculties and students.
The workshop organized as a part of the World Bank-funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) Component - 2 A was aimed at preparing the guidelines and protocols for establishing the CDCs at five different locations of the country.
A total of 50 participants representing Agricultural Universities and Industries from the States of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh participated in the workshop.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)