Rajasthan To Develop As A Smart State In Enterpreneurship And Job Creation

An MoU Signed with Wadhwani Operating Foundation

To promote entrepreneurship and innovation in the state a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between State Government and Wadhwani Operating Foundation in presence of Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje here at CM residence on Thursday. Foundation will be partner in developing Rajasthan as a smart state in job creation and entrepreneurship.

On behalf of the state government the MoU was signed by Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Secretary Shri Rajat Kumar Mishra and while Executive Director of Wadhwani Operating Foundation Dr. Ajay Kela signed on behalf of the Foundation.

Smt. Raje on this occasion said entrepreneurship development is in the top priorities of the state government. Our objective is to implement the entrepreneurship development model of international level. She said the state government expects cooperation from WoF and other agencies to achieve the objective of establishing state-of-the-art entrepreneurship development centre in each district.

The Wadhwani Operating Foundation will make entrepreneurship education ubiquitous in school, colleges, universities and ITIs of the state. Foundation will provide content of international level, technique and specialised services of experts according to the demand and industrial development scenario in the state. It will also help in providing vocational education in high schools and transforming ITIs in modern manufacturing training hubs besides developing city based Startup and small business innovation initiatives.

MD, RSLDC Shri Krishna Kunal, Executive Vice President of Wadhwani Foundation Smt. Sunita Singh, Director, Skill Development Network of Foundation Shri Bhaskar M. Kedia and other officers were present on this occasion.

Jaipur, 02 June 2016