In a Symposium organised by Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce today Rev. Fr. Dr. J.Felix Raj, S.J., Principal, St. Xavier’s College, highlighted the differences in occupational structure in India where more than 60p.c. people are employed in agriculture and feeding the nation compared to 4 or 5p.c. in the developed countries. While analysing the
Prof. Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Vice Chancellor , West Bengal State University emphasized on the development of skill__sets and focused on ‘out of the box’ teaching approach as in the current technological development the students have better access to the information and knowledge through internet and other media and teachers should act as a facilitator. He also insisted on close co-operation between industry and academia for bringing out industry__ ready students.
Shri Sudesh Sonthalia, President, Merchants’ Chamber of Commerce said that