This is expected to benefit about five lakh students and faculty every year
The Department of Collegiate & Technical Education (DCTE) has entered into an MoU with IT major Infosys for transforming the method of learning by students of higher education and shape their careers.
The initiative, taken up under the “Help Educate” programme, is expected to benefit about five lakh students and faculty every year, according to a release by DCTE. The MoU was signed on Wednesday in the presence of Higher Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan. The Minister told reporters that this would facilitate blended learning and industry readiness of learners as per the aspirations of New Education Policy.
“The MoU includes three components of providing access to Infosys Springboard, which has over 4,900 courses and 1.60 lakh learning resources, providing faculty development programme and supporting the government in setting up digital infrastructure by donating 15,000 computers,” said the Minister.