Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) collaborates with IGNOU to impart Agri-skills training


As a major step towards strengthening the industry-academia connect in Agriculture and allied domain, Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) has signed a MoU with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi for conducting Agricultural skilling programs for IGNOU students. This is the first collaboration between a SSC under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship with IGNOU which happens to be world’s largest Open University with 3 million students.

ASCI Agri skill IGNOU MoU

Highlights of the MoU between ASCI and IGNOU

  • IGNOU would be conducting Agriculture related skill & assessment programs as per the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF).
  • They will jointly develop skill development centers for training and capacity building across various segments of agriculture sector and conduct skill gap analysis for the agriculture & Agri-allied segment.
  • IGNOU would support ASCI in the development of curriculum and course content for various segments 

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