JAMMU Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Saturday urged upon the youth to take advantage of the immense resources and schemes launched by the government to accelerate economic growth.
He asked them to explore opportunities in traditional skills and new age technologies as both are relevant and equally capable of generating sustainable livelihood.
He said it is the endeavour of Governors Administration to provide access to quality skill training at the local levels through short term courses as well as long term training, the Advisor added.
The Advisor was addressing students at valedictory function of two day Skill development Art and Craft Mela organized by Government College for Women, Parade in collaboration with Buddha Art and Painting Studio to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi.
The aim of organizing Mela was to provide an environment to flourish purposeful creative activity, to demonstrate the students mastery in aesthetics and to display fine arts and amazing crafts made by experts and students.
Craft-centered education creates a balance between theory and monotonous learning through creative stimulation and self-expression, ” the Advisor maintained.
Earlier, the Advisor inspected the Art and Craft stalls put up by students of GCW Gandhi Nagar, GGM Science College, MAM College, GDC Paloura , GDC RS Pura, College of Education, GDC Akhnoor, SPMR College of Commerce, GCW Parade, Food Craft Institute besides students of five schools and other stakeholders.
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