Vice-President Naidu exhorts institutes to churn out ‘smart manufacturing’ professionals for MSMEs

The gradual increase in adoption of technology among MSMEs also opens a great market opportunity for technology providers. (Reuters) Technology for MSMEs: Stressing on the significance of small businesses in India in the context of India’s potential to benefit from technology adoption and digitisation, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said MSMEs are facing bigger challenges as compared to large businesses. “It would be pertinent to note that SMEs are facing a bigger challenge than the organized large-scale manufacturing in the adoption of these technologies,” Naidu said at an event on Saturday.…

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Professionals to help students make informed career choice

Lawyers, entrepreneurs, media professionals, police personnel, and bankers will soon be giving lectures in colleges. In a move to help final-year degree students make informed career choices before they graduate, the Department of Collegiate Education (DCE) has decided to make it mandatory for 412 State-run degree colleges to invite professionals from various fields to conduct lectures. For students pursuing degree in humanities, sciences, commerce, and management courses, the path to the right career may seem like a maze. By making it compulsory for colleges to invite industry experts, the department…

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