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Skill training vital to make students job ready: Nagaland guv

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

P B today stressed the need to "supplement" conventional degrees with career-oriented courses.

Addressing the annual conference of College Principals' Forum here, the said educational institutions play an important role in nation-building by strengthening and empowering youths.

Stating that skill development is the "driving force" behind the financial growth of any country, he called upon the principals to impart "adequate knowledge" to the students to make them job-ready.

"Our students, when they come out of colleges, should be employable," said, while maintaining that it was important to empower young minds with moral values so that they do not turn out to be "self-centred".

The of Association of Indian College Principals, Subhash Brahmbhatt, said they would strive to raise the standards of in the state.

Brahmbhatt also encouraged the principals to vie for NAC accreditation, as it would be "crucial in the years to come".

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:50 IST