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    Assam CM Sonowal lays foundation stone of Assam Skill University

    The Assam Skill University is estimated cost of 140 million dollars (approx. Rs. 1000 Crores), and the project is scheduled to be completed by September 2026.

    Guwahati: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday laid the foundation stone of Assam Skill University at Mangaldoi, Darrang.

    CM Sonowal was accompanied by minister of Skill, Employment and entrepreneurship department Chandra Mohan Patowary and other dignitaries.

    The Assam Skill University is estimated cost of 140 million dollars (approx. Rs. 1000 Crores), and the project is scheduled to be completed by September 2026.

    The spacious campus is spread over in 250 bighas (83 acres) of land, which will have advance features like effluent treatment plant, rainwater harvesting, energy conversation through solar energy result into an overall green campus and nature friendly for the University.

    This University will provide skill education to the youth of India with a specific focus on Assam, and North Eastern region.  The objective of the university is to strengthen industry-aligned and flexible skills education and training system by developing management and operating systems, faculty development and management systems; developing environmentally sustainable and climate resilient ASU campus and facilities; designing and delivering industry 4.0 aligned and flexible skills education and training programs; strengthening engagement in industry-relevant applied research and development; and enhancing international and regional cooperation in skills education and training.

    The Government of Assam is also exploring partnership arrangements with countries like Singapore, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, Israel, Japan and the United Kingdom etc., for providing sector specific expertise to this University.

    This first of it’s kind University in the entire eastern part of India will cater to over 10,000 students from the region and will further intensify our focus on the Act East Policy to bring investments to the state of Assam and make our state vibrant and thriving.

    The University will have a visible impact in the coming years Skill ecosystem and improvement of existing Skill Training Programs and will provide a major boost to the economy of North Eastern region and to the South East Asian countries.

    The Assam Skill University is a landmark achievement which will not only create an opportunity for the state’s youngsters to reach their true potentials but also going to play a pivotal role in creating skilled manpower for the development of our state and the nation.

    Read more : Indo-Japan partnership can make a difference in development of Assam: Union Minister

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