SAMBALPUR, MARCH 23, 2022
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Center for Adivasi Research and Development (CARD) to develop entrepreneurship skills among tribal youths and provide them with quality education.
The MoU was signed recently for multi-modal initiatives and projects on teaching, skilling, training and global outreach, IIM Sambalpur said in a release.
“With the signing of the MoU, the IIM will now work to develop the entrepreneurship skill among tribal youths and work for their capacity building,” said IIM Sambalpur Director Mahadeo Jaiswal.
Stating that tribal artisans and craftspersons could earn a good income but for entrepreneurial skill and a good market for their products, Jaiswal said that efforts would be made to provide equal space and opportunity by linking them with global market so that the exquisite tribal handicraft could get a good and competitive price.
IIM Sambalpur will also try to groom the next generation tribal kids for quality education.
“We will work on how more and more tribal students will go for higher education in good institutions,” Jaiswal said.