Mumbai, June 10 -- In the last few months, hundreds of teachers from city colleges received training in the latest developments and emerging areas in the banking and financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector. These programmes, conducted by experts from the industry, were aimed at keeping teachers abreast with the industry trends so that students get better job opportunities.

These lessons, delivered through special faculty development programmes, were part of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission for Teacher Training under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shikshan Abhiyan (RUSA) - a Central government scheme. Teachers of commerce, management, law, accountancy and economics were part of these programmes.

"Most academic programmes in colleg...