By TC News Desk
Agartala: August 07. The state government has taken a host of initiatives as a future readiness including setting up of a ‘Drone Technology Centre’ at a cost of Rs 5.00 crore for promoting the use of drone.
While speaking on 7th meeting of the ‘Governing Council of NITI Aayog’ in New Delhi, Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha spoken about on a series of initiatives including on Crop diversification and achieving self-sufficiency in Oilseeds and pulses and other Agri commodities, implementation of National Education Policy, one urban governance and etc.
While speaking about on future readiness the Chief Minister has informed that around nine decisions were taken by the state government.
He said among the future rediness the Universities of the state are taking steps to introduce Choice based credit system (CBCS) for all the Higher Education Institution to provide students with freedom in acquiring degree across the institutions in the country.
Apart from this he said that curriculum and Syllabi of the subjects offered in General Degree Colleges are being reframed to incorporate Multidisciplinary approach to take care of employability prospects, irrespective of combination of subject at UG or PG level.
“The State University and Central University have plan to introduce 4 years degree program with multiple entry/exit options in all Degree Colleges. Multidisciplinary program will be started in all colleges from 2022-23. State has introduced Skill development programs like Web developer, Yoga Instructor, Mushroom Grower, Beauty Therapists etc in 9(Nine) Degree to make graduating students employable”, he said.The CM further said that the state is being set up a National Law University for providing quality law education in the State and for this the state legislature has already passed the Act.
He informed that a Drone Technology Centre is being opened at a cost of Rs 5.00 crore in Tripura Institute of Technology for promoting the use of drone.
“Tripura University has set up an Incubation Centre where two incubation projects of MSME has been initiated by two groups which will benefit the students. The State Engineering College is developing an innovation centre with the funding of Department of Information Technology, Tripura for facilitating the aspirant IT innovators for undertaking their innovative projects”, the CM said in the meeting.
To encourage girl students to pursue higher education, the state government has made free education for girl students upto PG level and scholarship for girl students are being provided.