On 15th December Hans Raj College created history by establishing DU’s first Training Centre for making students employable. It will impart training in various short term courses in different fields like IT, Media, Solar Energy, Self Defence, Real Estate and Wellness among others. In its inaugural ceremony, several prominent leaders of various organisations spoke about the future potential for employment and assured to set up training centres in Hans Raj College under the scheme “Earn while you learn”.
Leaders such as Sh. Vijay Tiwari, Chairman, Indo-European Chamber of Small and Medium Industries, Sh. Sanjeev Chauhan, Co partner, Swaraj and Schmidt Consultants for Solar energy, Rita Arora, Additional Director, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Sh. Anil Karn, Managing Trustee Akadmi providing online IT courses certified by the Govt. of Maharashtra, Sh. Pranav Sharma, Director, Investors Clinic and Swami Padmaprakasha of Santigiri Ashram assured to help them in starting their ventures.
The Indian Association of Mass Communication’s (IAMC) founder President Dr. Ramjilal Jangid and Mrs. Rekha Udit, Chairperson, Women International Network (WIN) have jointly established five centres in association with Hans Raj College – Centre for Social Change Centre for Innovative Ideas, Centre for Environmental Awareness, Centre to promote self-employment & Gandhi Vinoba Bhave study circle.
Hans Raj College has the distinction of creating four Media Centres – BRICS Language Media Academy, SAARC Language Media Centre, Indo-European Language Media Association and AAAA International Language Media Center consisting of Africa, America, Asia & Australia.
Dr. Rama, Acting Principal, Hans Raj College, Dr. Kamal Taori, former secretary, Govt. of India and Prof. Pramod Mehra of IGNOU promised to provide organizational support to these programmes.
Hans Raj had already created history when Dr. Rama became the Acting Principal of the college. She is the first woman principal of Hans Raj College in its 67 years of history. She is also the first working journalist to be selected for this post. An author of three books in Hindi on journalism and mass communication, she had been teaching journalism in this college and South campus of University of Delhi for the last 24 years.
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