University Skill Development Centre (Kaushal Vikas Centre)
Prof. Surendra Singh,
Professor of Bio-Science
Dean, Students Welfare and Foreign Student Affairs
Director (I/c), University Institute of Management
Coordinator, Career Guidance Councelling, Training and Placement,
|Assistant Nodal Officer||
The R.D. University has been identified under the National Services and Skill Development Scheme (NSSDS) to run various skill development courses in coordination with Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai on the initiative of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India, New Delhi as pilot project study for 2013-2016. In this pilot phase three centres located at Dindori, Lakhnadoun and Mandla had been selected to impart the vocational training mainly targeting the students from SC,ST and OBC population. The training programme will commence from June, 2013 to train 3000 students in this initial phase. The TISS representative has already been arrived in the university to initiate the activities. At the initial stage, the NSSDS will specially focus on the courses viz.
(a) Computer Literacy, (b) English Communication, (c) Soft skills, (d) Financial Literacy, (e) Skill in working with community.
There will be 20 credits for certificate courses and 40 credits for Diploma level courses. After successfully completion of the courses, the student will get certificate/diploma jointly from the R.D. University, Jabalpur and TISS, Mumbai.
The centre conducted a workshop on “Employment Generation through Entrepreneurship Development” on April 26-27,2013. Nearly 200 participants including young teachers were present in the workshop.