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Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Culture & Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal launched the career counseling workshop ‘Paramarsh 2022’ for the students of the Bikaner District region on 15th February 2022. The National Institute of Career Services (NICS) under the Ministry of Labour & Employment and Edumilestones organized with the Directorate of Education, Bikaner, along with principals, civil society, students, 200+ Certified Career Analysts, Guardians, and other relevant stakeholders for organizing the workshops of 1000+ schools covering around 1 lakh students of Bikaner.

More than one Lakh students from rural areas participated in the event, Union Minister Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal stated that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the central government has taken various initiatives to bring out the full potential of the Youth in Nation Building Process. The nation is celebrating the AzadiKaAmritMahotsav on the 75th Year of Independence. It is an apt moment to reflect our progress and resolve for the upcoming AmritKaal upto the year 2047 when we will be celebrating the centenary celebration of our independence.

Highlighting the role of Youth for building New India, Union Minister said that ‘The ongoing technological changes, digital transformation has led to changing the pedagogy & learning methodology for students. The present 4th Industrial Revolution Era has brought out new dimensions to the career opportunities across the sector. The emerging trend of the startup ecosystem increasing the number of unicorns is a positive sign and testimony of the brilliance of the younger generation. Appreciating the organizers’ efforts, he mentioned that the career counseling workshop like “Paramarsh” will help students make a more informed decision.

Before this mega career counseling workshop, around 1000 teachers were trained as career ambassadors in all schools of Bikaner for smooth & purposeful execution of the entire project. The objection of Paramarsh 2022 workshop was an extension of the efforts to bridge the industry academia gap and impart the knowledge about various choices available to the student dilemmas of students for utilizing their best talent and their defining role in nation building. The ongoing workshop is not limited to training of teachers and career workshop for students, but it is also proposed that an offline and online career assessment and service of Edumilestones digital career library will be facilitated to all students.

The students from the private & government school from the remote area solicited guidance from the domain experts from Business, Policy planning, Industries Associations, Art, Culture, Media, Medical, Architecture, Biotechnology, and Finance and Marketing sectors.  Mr. Surendra Patawari, Chairman of Gemini Corporation from Belgium, Bindeshwari Pathak, Founder of Sulabh International, Rajender Singh Pahl, CEO of Star Promotion from Huston, Rajendra Ratanu, JS DPIIT Shreyas Bothra, Nari Shakti Awardee Ruma Devi, among others joined the workshop as a special guest and inspired students with their motivating thoughts.