All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), in association with the internship and training platform, Internshala, conducted the Internship Day Ceremony on the twenty-fifth of August at the AICTE Headquarters in New Delhi. The event was attended by 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 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 also been 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 via internships throughout distinct domains, specifically within India’s rural regions. He preferred the efforts made using AICTE to improve students’ employability utilizing taking diverse steps, including 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 students’ dreams throughout India is our duty, and we’ve got taken more than one step in the direction of it, like updating the curriculum, innovation cells in each college, and instructor training program. AICTE has taken up two key initiatives: 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 India’s internship state of affairs 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.”