On Saturday, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani emphasized the need of developing skills in higher education and urged states and union territories to apply the credit framework for skills and education and the selection based credit system in universities. She said that this will give options to students and offer uprightness to skill programmes“.
The credit framework was launched on National Education Day Nov 11 and will allow upright and sideways mobility within the occupational education system and amid the current education systems. The minister was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the workshop on skills in higher education prearranged by the ministry`s section of higher education here in New Delhi.
Irani said that that the ministry`s newly launched Know Your College portal which will help a prospective student make informed choices regarding the selection of a perfect college for pursuing higher education by supplying the required information.About 2,00,000 hours of lectures were uploaded for the students of different courses and disciplines.