New Delhi, 08th January 2024: Counsel India, India’s leading Practical Psychology Learning & Counselling Platform, and Medhavi Skills University (MSU), a recognized skills university, are set to redefine education and skill development through an exclusive and groundbreaking collaboration. The Pragati 2024 – Partnership Launch and MOU Signing Ceremony, scheduled for January 8, 2024, at Hotel Holiday Inn, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi, will witness the official announcement of this transformative partnership. The event is expected to witness a crowd of over 400 attendees from industry and academia.
The event, hosted jointly by Counsel India and MSU, will be graced by eminent guests, Mr. Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO of National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) & Managing Director, NSDC International, and Mr. Robin Hibu, IPS, Special Commissioner of Police, Delhi Armed Police. Other industry and education dignitaries, including Mr. Pravesh Dudani, Founder & Chancellor, Medhavi Skills University, and Mr. Kuldip Sharma, Co-founder & Pro Chancellor, Medhavi Skills University, will deliver keynote talks.
Counsel India has emerged as a trailblazer in Practical Psychology Learning & Counselling, with over 350 employees across three locations and a community of 150,000+ learners from 22+ countries. Meanwhile, MSU, a UGC and NCVET-recognized skills university, has empowered over 50,000 individuals, with a remarkable 60% representation of women, and has achieved placement success across 20+ states.
The Co-founder & CEO of Counsel India, Shivam Dixit said, “We are excited to embark on this transformative journey with Medhavi Skill University. This unique partnership aims to bring convergence to Higher Education and Skill Development by creating skill-training embedded Degree, Diploma, Certificate, and Master programs. Aligned with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and the National Credit Framework (NCrF), this collaboration emphasizes the importance of skill training as an integral part of mainstream education, playing a pivotal role in shaping the workforce needed for a 5 Trillion Economy”.
At the core of this partnership is a shared commitment to addressing the global mental health crisis. Co-developing industry-relevant programs in Guidance, Counseling, and Psychology, MSU and Counsel India are equipping learners with the skills needed to navigate the complexities of mental health challenges on a global scale.
“Beyond education, this collaboration extends to creating robust employment and career opportunities for the youth. The co-created programs are designed to meet the evolving demands of the job market, emphasizing career counseling, organizational psychology, and specialized therapy”, Bobby Thakur, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Counsel India mentioned.
As contributors to a 5 Trillion Economy, MSU and Counsel India are poised to leave an indelible mark, shaping the future of education and mental health on a global scale. The event promises to be a milestone in the pursuit of a skilled and empowered workforce, contributing to the growth and prosperity of the nation.