The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ACSI) to strengthen the skill development activities and to develop new educational/ training programmes in the areas of agriculture and allied sectors
The MoU was signed by Dr. Jitendra Kumar Srivastav, Registrar, IGNOU and Dr. Satender Singh Arya, CEO, ASCI in the presence of IGNOU Vice-Chancellor Prof. S.B.Arora among other officials from both the organizations
Dr. Arya emphasizedthat the symbiotic relationship between the two institutions will augment the skill development activities in a significant way taking into the strengths of both the institution i.e ASCI linkage with the industry and ministry of skill development and IGNOU reach to the unreached and use of ICT in delivery of the programmes.IGNOU would support ASCI in the development of curriculum and course content for various segments said Dr. Arya, CEO, ASCI.
IGNOU agrees to provide academic and faculty support for Revision / Development of Qualification Packs, Popularization of QPs and in identification of new Training Providers. The ASCI also agrees to provide academic and faculty support in aligning the Programmes with QPs, approval of IGNOU including its study centres as the training providers, assessment of students under RPL (Non Government Support), organize the train the trainer programme and in development of MOOC,” says the MoU.
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