Trivandrum: The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. KELTRON, a public sector electronics company under the Department of Industries & IT, Government of Kerala has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd to collaborate and augment Kerala Government’s digital literacy efforts in the state.
The MoU was signed and exchanged between C Prasannakumar, Managing Director of Keltron and Srinivas Thadigappa, Director – Enterprise Solution Sales, Intel South Asia, in the presence of the Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty.
Based on the MoU, Intel will also provide usage models, relevant content and guidance for effective digital learning and equip students with latest technology skills.
Keltron has initiated steps to create a Knowledge Centre that would catalyse the process of knowledge assimilation as well its dispensation. Keltron Knowledge Services include three vital focus areas:
- Knowledge Capital Development: To build and enhance skills and develop human resources capital in the burgeoning technology space. Technical skills in areas such as networking, database management, embedded systems, mobile technology, advanced web technologies, multimedia and animation techniques; management skills relevant to technology driven enterprises; and, soft skills for the development of the individual.
- Knowledge Management services: To be a part of the Knowledge Network proposed by the National Knowledge Commission for the acquisition and dispensation of knowledge across the country.
- Research and Development Centre: To create a state-of-the-art Research and Development Centre that would facilitate widening the horizon for innovation and technology.
The long-term objective is to optimally foster greater global competitiveness for Indian industry as well as to ensure faster innovation, wealth creation and overall development.
Keltron IT Education Centres are ‘Centres of Excellence’ in Information Technology created with the specific intention of bridging the huge gap between academic institutions and the Industry. These centres churn out batches of ‘industry-ready’ professionals every year who are prepped up to take on jobs the moment they are inducted. The career-oriented courses are delivered through the numerous Education Centres distributed throughout Kerala. Keltron, being a part of the industry, has the right feel of the requirements of the industry and has used this knowledge in designing courses that suit the industry requirements.
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