MGNF IIM Jammu newsletter, Grassroots Gazette unveiled on the eve of Republic Day
- Campus Updates
- 26 Jan, 2023
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu on the eve of 74th Republic Day Celebrations unveiled the MGNF newsletter, “Grassroots Gazette” by Padmashri Dr. Milind. P. Kamble, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIM Jammu. The event was graced by Prof. B.S.Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu, Dr. Muqbil Burhan, Chairperson, Srinagar Off Campus, faculty members, and the MGNF fellows. IIM Jammu recently inaugurated the fourth academic module of its ongoing two-year Mahatma Gandhi National fellowship (MGNF) program under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Govt. of India on 16th Jan 2023.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. B. S. Sahay, welcomed Dr. Milind. P. Kamble, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIM Jammu. He expressed his happiness on the launch of the MGNF IIM Jammu Newsletter, “Grassroots Gazette” and mentioned how IIM Jammu, since its inception, has given high importance to skill development and entrepreneurship, as both are essential for economic growth and sustainable livelihoods. Adding further he said, “as we strive to contribute to this direction as an Institute of National Importance, this fellowship paves a way forward to ascertain and connect with ground realities. He thanked the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt of India for their constant support to the MGNF program all throughout.
Dr. Milind. P. Kamble, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIM Jammu congratulated the fellows for their phenomenal efforts at the district level in improving the skill ecosystem. He further added that Education without skilling lacks praxis, similarly, skilling without education is not tenable and both are interconnected. He emphasized that we cannot have skilling and the education system work in siloes. A renewed outlook of bringing a genuine change in the system and of most of our mindsets towards skilling is of utmost priority for our nation. He expressed his sense of satisfaction on the launch of the MGNF IIM Jammu Newsletter "Grassroots Gazette" on the eve of the 74th Republic Day. He wished good luck to the MGNF fellows and suggested working on subsequent editions of the Grassroots Gazette.
On the occasion, Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu introduced the Newsletter as a compilation of views and glimpses from the ground reality of the fellows who have undertaken diverse roles and have been striving to make a change and enhance livelihoods from the very grassroots.
The ongoing fourth academic module of the program spans twelve days starting 16th Jan to 28th Jan 2023 where learning and application will go simultaneously. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Muqbil Burhan, Chairperson, Srinagar Off-Campus.