The Tamil Nadu Government today announced different initiatives in higher education sector, including setting up of incumbation and technology transfer centres in nine universities, at a proposed expenditure of over Rs three crore.

Each of the centres, which would enhance the entrepreneurial skills of students besides helping them with technological details, will be set up at a cost of Rs 29.88 lakh. These centres will be set up in Madras university among others, an official release said.

Further, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 1.35 crore towards setting up soft skill centres in 30 constituent colleges affiliated to different institutions including the University of Madras, Tiruvalluvar University and Madurai Kamaraj University, it said.

(This article was published on January 19, 2013)
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