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ICTACT inks MoU with Sastra University

ICTACT inks MoU with Sastra University

Information and Communication Technology Academy of Tamil Nadu (ICTACT), Chennai and Sastra University here signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train faculty members of engineering, arts and science colleges, polytechnics, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), in Tamil Nadu.

The MoU was signed by K. Lakshminarayanan, Vice-chairman, Cognizant Technology solutions, who is the chairman of ICTACT and S. Vaidhya Subramanian, Dean, Planning and Development, Sastra University, here on Friday.

As per the agreement, ICTACT will develop a world class Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related curriculum which would be made available to faculty members throughout the state through an online portal. Industry experts would train the faculty to keep them abreast of the market demands.

Sastra University will act as the Associate Nodal Institute of ICTACT. 5,000 faculty members throughout the state will be trained in a span of three years.

Mr. Lakshminarayanan said that in future, the working in industries will be more technologically oriented with less dependence on manpower. In such a scenario training to teachers to update their knowledge is necessary to prepare the students with inputs to meet the industrial demand.

K.Jayaramakrishnan, Vice-President, Tata Consultancy Services participated.

ICTACT inks MoU with Sastra University

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