Edu Min orders students of GCW to sell samosas, sew clothes in the college premises

Edu Min orders students of GCW to sell samosas, sew clothes in the college premises

Jammu, Aug 12: State Education Minister Naeem Akhtar during his whirlwind visit to the winter capital directed the different college authorities to inculcate skill in students so that unemployment among youths would be decreased and they don’t depend upon the government jobs and if they have these skills they can generate money. He lays special stress on the need for establishment of cluster universities.

During his inspection of GCW Gandhi Nagar, he ordered establishment of canteen, boutique in the college premises by students but the college authorities refused to run boutique in the campus saying it would vitiate the atmosphere and deviate the women from their studies. The minister took this decision when he found that found the canteen in pathetic condition.

Minister Naeem during his visit directed the college authorities to inculcate skill in students so that unemployment among youths would be decreased and they don’t depend upon the government jobs and if they have these skills they can generate money.

Now that the boutique and canteen has been started, the students have been seen selling samosas and kulchas, aprons etc in the college premises.

“This is not helping the students in any way,” said a student.

A professor said if the minister is interested in such activities, he must hold a workshop and train the women.

The students and the teachers have requested the minister to revoke the order in the interest of education.

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