UP Government Launches ‘U-Rise’ Portal To Guide Students On Employment

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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has launched U-Rise or the Unified Reimagined Innovation For Students Empowerment portal to help students in getting jobs.

The portal will provide career counselling assistance to students and will have e-content, e-library, and online courses. The portal has been developed jointly by the Department of Technical Education, Department, Training, Employment and the Skill Development Mission along with the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow.

“UP is the first state to have launched a portal like this and added that it would benefit about 20 lakh students getting vocational and technical education. It is the biggest reform programme in the education sector after the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020,” NDTV quoted UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as saying.

According to the report, there would be online exams, digital content, digital assessment, digital examination papers, internship and information and updates will be provided to candidates through webinars and recorded video content on employment.

“In the first phase of U-Rise, polytechnics, vocational and skill development have been associated on this portal. In the second phase, a target has been set to link all the engineering universities of the state,” an official statement said.

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