IIGJ Jaipur To Start Bach­e­lor’s, Mas­ter’s De­gree Pro­grammes

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Pan­war said that with this af­fil­i­a­tion IIGJ Jaipur should move to­wards be­com­ing the world leader in gems and jew­ellery ed­u­ca­tion, adding that RISU would nur­ture and hone the in­sti­tute’s ca­pac­ity in all pos­si­ble ways. He fur­ther stated that IIGJ Jaipur should start PhD pro­grammes soon for ver­ti­cal ca­reer move­ment of all the stu­dents.

Sud­hir Kasli­wal, honorary sec­re­tary, IIGJ Jaipur, con­sid­ered the af­fil­i­a­tion to be the most im­por­tant mile­stone in the in­sti­tute’s his­tory, not­ing that it would mark the be­gin­ning of a new era of suc­cess and in­dus­try ser­vice.

Prof. Dhi­raj Ku­mar, prin­ci­pal, IIGJ Jaipur, said the six pro­grammes would be avail­able at the Bach­e­lor’s and Mas­ter’s de­gree level for the first time in the his­tory of gems and jew­ellery ed­u­ca­tion in In­dia. All the pro­grammes are aligned to Na­tional Skills Qual­i­fi­ca­tion Frame­work (NSQF).

Among the in­dus­try lead­ers and IIGJ Jaipur board of di­rec­tors present dur­ing the cer­e­mony were Vi­mal Chand Su­rana, Navrat­tan Kothari, Dr. Nawal Kishore Agar­wal, Nir­mal Bara­dia, Su­nil Jain, Badri­narayan Gupta, Me­hul Durlab­hji, Ajay Kala, and Alok Kala.

RISU, the first skill uni­ver­sity started by the Ra­jasthan gov­ern­ment, is com­mit­ted to ini­ti­ate in­no­va­tive skill-based job-ori­ented pro­grammes which are gen­er­ally not ad­dressed by other univer­si­ties due to their poli­cies and frame­work. IIGJ Jaipur is a project of the Gem & Jew­ellery Ex­port Pro­mo­tion Coun­cil (GJEPC) with sup­port from the Ra­jasthan gov­ern­ment. Dr. Lalit K. Pan­war (cen­tre, in black) with (from left) with JJS com­mit­tee mem­bers at the Jaipur Jew­ellery Show.

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