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KOICA holds workshop on institute-industry partnership building

- Ekantipur Report, BUTWAL
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) with the support of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) organised a workshop on institute-industry partnership building at Korea Nepal Institute of Technology (KNIT) in Tamnagar, Butwal on Friday.

The workshop was aimed for the development of a strong institute-industry partnership at the local level and promotion of the employment opportunities of the training graduates. KOICA's Butwal workshop was the continuation of the workshop organized at FNCCI, Kathmandu on November 24.

During the programme, KOICA Nepal Office, Resident Representative HaengLan Jo, extended her gratitude to all the participants and presented on how the workshop is helpful for strengthening the local participation and partnership with local industries. The workshop included four presentations by the experts of training institutes and government agency including KNIT, Kathmandu University Technical Training Institute (KUTTC) and CTEVT.

Likewise, CTEVT Director Saurav Ram Joshi stressed on the need of appropriate training approach for strengthening the institute-industry partnership and employment promotion of training graduates.

Similarly, Director of KUTTC Dr Bivek Baral informed the participants about the on-going short term training programs in the training center as well as the skills and qualification of trainees. Dr Baral also briefed on the institutional effort to collaborate with local industries at Kavre region for providing training opportunities to the needy youth and manage their employment in future.

During the workship, KNIT principal, Arbind Kumar Chaudhary delivered his presentation on the skills of the training graduates of KNIT and its future plan for their job placement by tying up with local industries. Also, senior advisor of KNIT, Dr Hwang Sung Yeon,  proposed the KNIT partnership strategy to collaborate with the major industries of Nepal so as to manage job opportunities for KNIT graduates and also run capacity enhancement program for employees of those industries.

The head of the local chambers, after the rpesentations, expressed their commitment to support for managing the employment opportunities for the training graduates.
 

Published: 2014-12-06 15:17:00