To create the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University, for boosting higher and technical education, Kejriwal dispensation merged 13 government institutes on Tuesday.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the Delhi Government is committed to expanding the skilling opportunities for the youth in Delhi. the skilling ecosystem will strengthen and will become more efficient through this merger. He also said that this will raise the employability and skilling prospects of the youth.
10 Government institutes of technology, Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering (Wazirpur and Okhla Campus are the ones amongst the institutes being merged.
This has been envisioned as an effective measure in helping to streamline the skill education in Capital, shared by the state government.
The merger of Delhi University’s College of Arts and the Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management has also been approved by the cabinet. Now, they will be a part of Dr. B R Ambedkar University. The establishment of New world-class skills center at Pushp Vihar to provide skilling opportunities for students has also been announced by the cabinet. It is intended that it will raise the employment prospects in the new and emerging sectors.
The new center, which is a part of the Government’s vision of establishing 25 world-class skill centers all over Delhi, has received a 9.9 crore sanction from the cabinet.