Education | IIT Guwahati and NSDC launch Daksh Gurukul Skill Academy for credit based programs for youth

IIT Guwahati, NSDC launch Daksh Gurukul Skills Academy for credit based programs for youth. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has launched Daksh Gurukul Skill Academy to provide credit-linked programs in new age skills.

The Academy was formally launched during a roundtable discussion on “Capacity Building for Adoption of New Education Policy and National Credit Framework” held at IIT Guwahati and moderated by NSDC. The press release claimed that the discussion was aimed at equipping students with new age employability skills by seamlessly integrating credits into mainstream degrees through credit transfer provided by the Academic Bank of Credit (ABC) under the National Credit Framework (NCRF). Focused on a comprehensive approach of empowering

The release said that “India’s education and skill ecosystem is witnessing one of the biggest progressive changes ever as envisioned by the vision paved by the New Education Policy and Daksh-Gurukul IITG is an initiative in this regard.” Additionally, the discussion highlighted the flexibility of credit transfer provided by the New Education Policy, which allows students to pursue degree programs subject to external credit recognized by parents, to meet the demand of skilled professionals in new age technologies. Allows for easy transfer of credit.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. B. Kalyan Chaudhary, Principal Secretary, Skill Development, Government of Assam, said, “The transformative programs offered under Daksh Gurukul-IITG are designed to democratize the excellence of IIT education to the masses and provide them with the essentials. There are immense possibilities for equipping with skills. Today’s evolving job market. The credit linkage flexibility of these programs ensures that each student’s education is appropriately recognized without adding any additional burden. I am sure that this partnership will greatly benefit the students of Assam in setting an example for the smooth nationwide adoption of the National Education Policy (NEP).

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