Jammu University has established 3 centers for entrepreneurship and skill development. The university has been selected for funding worth 100-crores under the Center's Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA).
"One of the focus of RUSA grant will be entrepreneurship and skill development sector. we have set up three such centers," Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Manoj Dhar said.
He said that these are business incubation and innovation centre, entrepreneurship and skill development centre, and industry, academia interface center.
"We will focus on entrepreneurship and skill development. We want to make job creators rather than job seekers," Mr Dhar said.
The main aim of the RUSA is to improve the overall quality of education by improving teaching, research, skill and entrepreneurship and developing skills among the youth. Another main aim is to upgrade and mentor the institutions.
Around the nation, 10 universities including Jammu University have been selected for the funding worth 1000 crore under the RUSA mission.
Mr. Dhar added that children work hard to get the jobs but there is a shortage of jobs. "We want to train such a human resource which will not only create economic opportunities and jobs for self but also create and offer jobs to others," he added.