Awantipora: A 3-day training workshop on basic bakery organized jointly by the Skill and Capacity Development Cell, CIED IUST, and the Department of Food Technology began here today. The program aims to impart hands-on training to students from different Colleges as well as University in basic bakery thereby helping students in developing entrepreneurial skills.
The program was inaugurated by Registrar IUST, Prof Naseer Iqbal who highlighted the initiatives taken by the University in promoting entrepreneurship and innovation.
Director CIED Dr. Parvez A. Mir talked about innovation culture and change in approach from “Job Seeker to Job Giver”. Dr. Tariq Ganie, Head Food Technology Department spoke about the scope in the field of Food Technology as well as the availability of facilities including NABL-accredited testing Laboratories in the department.
Dr. Darakshan Majid, Coordinator Skill and Capacity Development Cell explained the various entrepreneurship avenues available to the students and hoped that the students would find the workshop beneficial.