The Directorate of School Education, Kashmir (DSEK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, (ICAI) to encourage commerce education among the students in the Union Territory. The MoU has been signed for a period of 5 years, while the outreach meeting was being held with the principals of the schools in the Kashmir Valley.
The MoU was signed to encourage the stream of commerce among students of secondary and senior secondary classes, studying in government or government aided schools, informed the officials.
“The commerce education plays an utmost important role in the inclusive growth of industry and the whole economy. With Kashmir having a rich pool of talent, the young students need to be nurtured in the proper way so that the young generation of today shall be able to contribute to the nation and society through its knowledge and skills,” the MoU read.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India announced a waiver of 75 percent on all CA courses for students studying in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and the North Eastern states.