Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Ranked No.1 College in India by India Today Ranking organized Industry Academia Meet 2019 at the college campus. For KMV job avenues linked to academic training is a priority and the young trainees at KMV had an interface with prominent professionals from various fields in order to hone their professional skills. Ms Pooja Arora ( Media & Entertainment, Sector Skill Council ), Ms Ramandeep Kaur, Director( Shamsheer School of Arts), Mr Ajay Joshi( The Tribune), Mr Vikas Sachdeva (News Editor, Ajit Samachar) were among the prominent people from various industries. The other well-known names were Ms Sukhjeet (Lakme Salon), Mr Karan Arora(CEO, Electronic Solution), Dr Vishali (PIMS), Mr Mukul Rishi (Store Manager, Pantaloons). They represented various fields where the students would get the industrial training and get employment opportunities after completing their studies. Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi welcoming the esteemed guests averred that the college has taken initiatives to design new courses and revise syllabi of the existing one according to the skill required for various jobs in these sectors. With special reference to skill development, she maintained that skill development is the future of this nation & it is very important that the young generation of our nation especially the girls should be skillfully developed so that they can be made self reliant and can get the best employment opportunities available in the industry. She acquainted everyone with the fact that KMV was the first college in the region to be granted DDU Kaushal Kendra by Government of India and it has been a consistent effort of the college to provide quality based skill education to the students. Ms Pooja Arora said that the aim of these type of meets should be to make every ”Kaarigar a Kalakaar”. She stressed on the fact that everyone should follow the path of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the skill development. Ramanpreet Kaur speaking on the occasion stressed that there is a continuous need to polish the skills of the students so that they get better employment. Mukul Rishi emphasized on the fact that in today’s world one cannot live a sustainable live forever without any skill. During the meet, Modeling was also done by the students portraying the different sectors of Kaushal Kendra. After the meet, various industry experts also visited the respective departments of Kaushal Kendra and held an interactive session with the students in order to understand the needs of the students and to provide them with a proper direction for their career. On the occasion Director Kaushal Kendra, Dr. Gopi Sharma gave Vote of Thanks to all the dignitaries who had spared valuable time from their packed schedules. Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated the team of Kaushal Kendra for having organized such event and providing a wide exposure to the students.