All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), in association with the internship and training platform, Internshala, conducted Internship Day Ceremony on twenty-fifth August at the AICTE Headquarters in New Delhi. The event turned into attended by means of Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State (MHRD), Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, AICTE Chairman, and different esteemed dignitaries from AICTE at the side of 170 Training and Placement heads from AICTE-affiliated faculties throughout India.
The occasion was organized to honor and well known the schools who’ve made brilliant efforts in assisting their students at ease internships in the course of the months of April – July. 8100 students from AICTE-affiliated schools landed an internship via Internshala in the summer of 2018.
The pinnacle three colleges with the great internship facts are Manipal Institute of Technology, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, and Chandigarh University. Over 40 different colleges have been also felicitated at some stage in the rite for unique categories like zonal-degree winners, most revolutionary faculties, and great mentions.
The Minister of State (MHRD) and Chief Guest of the occasion, Dr. Satya Pal Singh talked on the importance of practical gaining knowledge of via internships throughout distinct domains, specifically within the rural regions in India. He preferred the efforts made by means of AICTE to improve the employability of students by means of taking diverse steps which includes mandating internships for all the students enrolled in AICTE accepted academic establishments and additionally counseled the contributions made by using Internshala for growing awareness around internships.
The AICTE chairman, Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, welcomed the T&P heads on 1st Internship Day and said, “Through internships, students might get more exposure to the enterprise. Fulfilling the dreams of students throughout India is our duty and we’ve got taken more than one steps in the direction of it like updating the curriculum, innovation cells in each college, and instructor training program. Two key initiatives which AICTE has taken up are Smart India Hackathon via which college students furnished modern solutions and any other become mandating internships for engineering college students. AICTE has also fashioned collaborations with Government our bodies and different companies to connect college students with more internship opportunities which have resulted in 2-three lakh students landing an internship within a span of 1 12 months.”
Dr. Neetu Bhagat, Dy. Director, AICTE, shared the information of AICTE’s Internship Policy which brings in more readability and shapes around the internship state of affairs in India for student and college communities. Dr. M. P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE and Dr. Neeraj Saxena, Adviser-II (P&AP Bureau) additionally spoke at the occasion. Megha Goel, Head – HR, Godrej Agrovet, spoke on a need to bridge the industry-academia gap thru a direct alignment of curriculum with industry expectancies, choosing greater internship possibilities and, setting emphasis on competencies.
As a part of Internship Day, Internshala assisted all the colleges in providing their students with internship possibilities. Sarvesh Agrawal, CEO and founding father of Internshala expressed heartfelt gratitude closer to the academics for his or her contributions and stated, “Today’s event is a tribute and a salute to the academics, teachers like you who work extremely tough just to look their college students succeed and grow to be accountable citizens of us of a. T&P in-costs adopt sizeable efforts to ensure each student is capable of building her dream profession and relaxed her destiny.”