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Industry-level exposure for MITE students; Acceleration in the digitization of Indian education

Industry-level exposure for MITE students

In an effort to bring in more skilled and certified individuals to the sector of engine manufacturing, a university in Mangalore has decided to collaborate with Toyota Industries Engine India Private Limited (TIEI). The Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering (MITE) wants to build skill development, training, and consultancy with the help of TIEI. The corporate director and the chairman of the respective agencies led the signing of the MoU. Skilled engineers need to get properly accustomed at the industry level, in order to become an asset in the automobile sector. TIEI will conduct lectures and workshops at MITE while the student and faculty will be granted access to tour and study the insides of TIEI. Read more.

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Skilling workshop for North-Eastern states held

Gangtok, Sikkim held a workshop in collaboration with State Skill Development Mission (SSDMS) and District Skill Committees (DSCs) to stress the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) objective, for all eight north-eastern states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura. The workshop is designed to be a platform to discuss the skilling ecosystem and serve as a medium for the exchange of ideas/thoughts and feedback amongst the participants and extend the Skill India Mission motto through the involvement of the 8 states. Read more.

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Digitization of Indian education in 2020

While the year of the pandemic, 2020 has seen its downfalls, one thing that has kept up an upward trajectory is education. With the very few resources that were available all of a sudden, the Indian government knew it had to make some major leaps with technology fast. This is where Edtech companies came in to help, to focus on providing a digitized education platform to 700 million Indian youths. Almost all schools and universities have currently gone online, making many opportunities for start-ups and edtech companies to profit. This change has also led the way for the rest of the nation to also look towards online education to improve their crafts or acquire new talent. Read more

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