The State government has initiated a scheme of setting up Youth Development Centres in all government colleges. The basic objective of these centres is to inculcate employable skills in colleges students. All government colleges have been instructed to set up Youth Development Centres.
These centres will run two broad types of activities-
(a) a 20-hour capsule training programme for all final year graduate students which will have topics such as writing cv, telephonic conversation, anger management, time management, facing interviews, etc
(b) Compiling and providing information about opportunities for higher studies, job vacancies, scholarships, etc.
All YDC may also take up the following additional activities as per the availability of resources and expertise in the colleges –
Making employment related newspapers available
Organizing campus interviews
Special placement drives/fairs
Organizing competitions for students
Organizing skill upgradation courses
Personality improvement classes
Setting up help desk at the time of admissions in college