Dr Samoon conducts administrative inspection of Directorate of Skill Development Jammu
JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Skill Development, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, today conducted an administrative inspection of the Directorate of Skill Development, Jammu.
Dr. Samoon took stock of sanctioned strength of the office, performance of officers and officials, disposal of correspondence through e-office, litigation status, expenditure under different heads against the budget provision, record maintenance in different sections and related issues.
He also visited different sections functioning in the Directorate and issued directions regarding placement of scanned files and furniture in separate rooms, installation of required logistics at conference hall besides auction of unserviceable items.
During an interaction session with the staff, Principal Secretary took notice of shortage of faculty in the institutes subordinate to Directorate of Skill Development including Government Polytechnics and ITIs. In this regard, he suggested to start an educational hub from where subject experts from different trades as per availability can take e-classes of trainees belonging to field institutes having dearth of training staff.
Emphasizing the importance of linkage with industries for creating placement avenues for pass outs, Dr. Samoon instructed for submitting a proposal for constitution of Institute Management Committees for the ITIs where no such committees are in place. He also directed for encouragement of Self Help Groups formed by ITI pass outs of different trades/sectors.
Later, Dr. Samoon visited Centre for Invention Innovation, Incubation and Training at Government Polytechnic, Jammu, and had an interactive session with the trainees. He also witnessed demonstration of all machinery equipments installed by Tata Technologies in the Centre.
Principal Secretary also inspected offices of JK Board of Technical Education and Joint Directorate of Skill Development, Jammu, and issued on the spot directions to the concerned regarding repair, renovation and face lifting of the buildings.