FCIs’ online admission portal at Food Craft Institute inaugurated
Jammu: The Principal Secretary Skill Development Department Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon on Thursday visited Food Craft Institute, Jammu and inaugurated the online admission portal of the institute.
The portal was inaugurated to enable online registration of students for their enrollment in the institute besides generating E-certificate on completion of their course.
“This is a big step towards providing better facilities to citizens towards ease of doing business in the citizens’ charter,” Samoon said at the inauguration function.
He also inspected the ongoing works being executed in the institute and distributed certificates among student trainees of one month Skill Development programmes, trained in the field of bakery and patisserie.
Samoon suggested the youth to utilize their valuable time on add-on courses to up skill themselves as per industrial requirement.
He directed the concerned officers to promote various government loan schemes for unemployed youth so they start their own business unit.
During his interaction with the trainees, Samoon appreciated the efforts of Principal FCI and other faculty members of the institute for imparting quality skills to the trainees.
Principal briefed that the institute has signed an MoU with Directorate of Industries and Commerce under which every pass out trainee in the entrepreneur programme (one month) gets facilitated in early registration and commissioning of their units so as to become entrepreneurs.
“This not only enable them to earn their livelihood but makes them job providers as well,” he said.
He elaborated that the institute was holding one and half year diploma courses in various trades of Hotel Management besides Short Term Skill Development Programmes ranging from one month to four months for creating employment opportunities for unemployed youth.
The final preparations were displayed in the form of various dishes and most of the trainees have already been shortlisted for six month Industrial Training in various 5 star properties and chain properties across the country.
Later, Principal Secretary also visited the Migrant Camp Jaggti Nagrota and enquired about the facilities being provided by the Skill Development Department to the migrated youth.