Tech education helping Karnali communities

- LP DEVKOTA , Kathmandu

Apr 18, 2016-

Equipped with various skills, several graduates from the Karnali Technical School (KTP) of Ghughuti in Jumla have been giving back their acquired knowledge in different forms to communities in Karnali region. 

Students from nine districts including Jumla, Mugu, Kalikot, Humla, Dolpa, Jajarkot, Dailekh, Accham and Bajura continue to receive technical education and vocational trainings from the school.

Veterinarian Officer of the District Veterinary Office Gyanendra Singh Budhathapa, and also a KTS graduate, said the school is a backbone to produce skilled human resources from rural areas. “A lot of people of Karnali have benefited from KTS,” he said. 

Chief of the KTS Tekendra Thapa informed that the school has been established with the objective of producing skilled technicians. 

The school was established in 1979. It is the one of the oldest technical schools in Nepal.

KTS is a constituent institution of the Council for Technical Education 

and Vocational Training (CTEVT) and has been offering a Diploma in Civil Engineering and Agriculture. It also provides TSLC programme in Sub Overseer Civil, Veterinary JTA, Community Medical Assistant (CMA) and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM).

Many disadvantaged youths of remote areas have been receiving education from the school. 

Two thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven students have graduated from the school till date. According to KTS, 95 percent of their students has been employed in various sectors. 

Published: 18-04-2016 08:47

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