30% of the engineering graduates, passing out every year in Goa struggle to get a good job due to lack of good faculty, Goa chief minister Dr. Pramod Sawant addressing the launch of Centre of Excellence for Employability Enhancement Cell (CEEE) said.
Sawant expressed that it was necessary for teachers to have good industry exposure to combat youth unemployment problem in the state. He further said that career guidance and orientation to both students and their parents can be a great help in reducing the number of unskilled personnel.
Directorate of Technical Education in association with Goan engineering colleges signed MOUs with more than 100 Goan, National and International companies at CEEE launch in Taleigao on the occasion.
Speaking further on the occasion, Goa Industries Minister – Vishwajeet Rane expressed of conducting a ‘gap analyses’ between Industry and academia to bridge redundancy woes of youth in Goa. He also said that the government was contemplating to setup an International Skill Institute in Goa.