Kalyan a strong believer in applying market-based solutions for societal problems and development interventions. He leads PanIIT Alumni foundation that has been set up by PanIITian alumni with a mission to enhance incomes of the underprivileged through self-sustainable models like the gurukul model and Kaushal Colleges. The gurukul model is a first-of-its-kind skill loan based vocational education program aimed at school dropouts and the Kaushal college program is 1-2 trade license course working on the skill Loan model. A non-profit special purpose vehicle has been launched by PanIIT Alumni Foundation with agencies of the government of Jharkhand called Prejha Foundation to build district level vocational education architecture across all the districts of the state in an institutional manner.
06 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description The Asia-Pacific region has made great strides in improving access to education, where primary school enrollment rates have shown differing yet generally rising trend. However ILO research shows that there persists a skills mismatch…Read More