The Government of Chhattisgarh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wadhwani Operating Foundation, a philanthropic organisation, for developing an e-content online learning platform to the state faculty –with an aim to enhance employability through the skills-based training program.
To enable this, the state Department of Education (DSE) will be setting up and run the Program Management Unit that will govern this program, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
The DSE will also provide an adequate IT infrastructure to execute the WOF E-Content live to at least 25 percent of the schools.
The Secretary of the Department of Education, Chhattisgarh, Vikas Sheel, said: “Our partnership with the Foundation will spur skill development and high-quality job creation in every district of the State. The Government of Chhattisgarh in partnership with Wadhwani Operating Foundation is fully committed to reform the vocational education in the state, and make vocational education more meaningful.”
During the next 24 months, the state of Chhattisgarh would provide direct, uninterrupted online access at the student level through a desktop or mobile device to all schools. A total of 391 schools and over 15000 students will benefit from this association.
The President and CEO of Wadhwani Foundation, Ajay Kela, said: “This partnership will focus on enhancing the employability of school students to command family supporting wages after undergoing 1000 hours of training.”