Education to Employment Workshop
“It is a unique opportunity to have both industry and academic leaders in the same room at the same time discussing this crucial issue facing the country. I applaud Medha for facilitating this dialogue and bringing these key stakeholders together,” Dr. PC Joshi, Retired Principal, Maharaja Bijli Pasi PG College, speaking at the “Education to Employment” workshop held today at Gomti Hotel in Hazratganj by Lucknow-based social enterprise, Medha.
13 college principals participated, including those from some of the most prominent colleges in the city like Lucknow Christian College, Shia PG College, Mumtaz PG College, and BSNV PG College. From industry, eight HR professionals from leading companies such as TCS, Vodafone, Kotak Life Insurance, MicroSave, Clarks Group of Hotels were present. Led by Medha Co-Founder Byomkesh Mishra, the workshop included best practice sharing by Dr. Surendra Pratap Singh of National PG College and Mr. Mohammad Fahad of Eureka Forbes, followed by a live, interactive case study in which all participants worked together to brainstorm ideas aimed at bridging the education to employment gap.