Punjabi University Patiala would open 20 new colleges for girls as to promote education amongst the fair sex. These new colleges will be started in backward and remote areas near state border of Punjab, under the initiative taken by Punjab Government which will be fully funded by Punjab Government.
While giving the information Dean College Development Council, Punjabi University, Patiala said, “to strengthen the traditional courses like BA and B.Com, Punjabi University has introduced various skill based self reliant courses like Fashion Technology, Food Processing and Cosmetology which can be completed with regular degree. After these courses one should be able to run its own small/large scale business.
He was the Chief Guest in a National seminar on “Community and Life Skills Education” organized by Aryans College of Education at its campus today. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the event.
“Life skills are the abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Practicing life skills leads to qualities such as self-esteem, sociability and tolerance, to take action and generate change. Life skills build from young people so that they learn from their own experience and from the people around them by observation. Life skill education children are actively involved in a learning process and work under a small group to complete a respective goal,” said Dr. Anshu Kataria