Karnataka: Dept of Collegiate and Technical Education signs MoU Infosys
The Karnataka Department of Collegiate and Technical Education signed an MoU with IT company Infosys today in Bengaluru to facilitate blended learning that will prepare the students for the Industry-specific courses and help them in their career growth according to the principles of the National Education Policy 2020.
The Higher Education minister in the state, Dr. C N Ashwath Narayana has informed that this agreement will benefit five lakh students and faculty at the higher education level every year.
Infosys will support the collegiate education department by setting up a digital development program along with required infrastructure by donating 15000 debonded computers. This will give access to Infosys Springboard that has over 4900-course materials and l.6 lakh learning resources.
Infosys Springboard developed at a cost of 35 crore rupees has virtual labs, gamification and other interesting features. The access to this springboard will fill the gap between the Industry and help teach skill sets to students as the job demands. Infosys has also come forward to train 200 teachers at its Mysuru campus. The debonded computers donated by Infosys will be deployed in Government diplomas, polytechnic and Engineering Colleges in the state.