Chris Cobb, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of London
Insightful Talks on Higher Education: National, International & Industry Perspective : Chris Cobb, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of London
Employability of youth is major challenge in India at present. According to United Nations labour report, it is predicted that unemployment will be an issue in coming years. At the same time some reports also say that more than 60% out of eight lakh engineers graduating from technical education institutes stay unemployed every year. This is a big challenge.
But as it is said, every challenge can be seen as an opportunity too. And this challenge of unemployment can be seen as opportunity and help a country like India to become the Innovation, Entrepreneurial Hub of the World.
Under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, the ‘New India’ is shaping up in this direction. On the other hand State of Rajasthan, under the leadership of Smt Vasundhara Raje, Hon’ble Chief Minister is leaving no stone unearth to bring paradigm shift to the higher education scenario by giving dedicated focus on nurturing innovation, entrepreneurship to make youths employable and generate employment.
At the same time role of Industry becomes all the more important to collaborate with governments to help in addressing the issues related to unemployment.
In this context, the ‘Department of Higher & Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan’, along with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd, Asia & Middle East’s premier media & technology research organization is organizing ‘Higher Education & Human Resource Conclave’ in Jaipur, Rajasthan in November 2017.