Future digital jobs initiative to benefit Govt. Polytechnic and Engineering students
Bengaluru: The Collegiate and Technical Education Department signed up with Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) on Thursday as part of its ambitious future digital jobs at Government Polytechnic and Engineering Colleges initiative.
“The collaboration would help us to organise future digital jobs drive exclusively for students of Government institutions and to provide career counselling and guidance to students in Government institutions. This would lead to meaningful internships, projects and placements,” said IT/BT, Higher Education & Skill Development Minister Dr. C.N. Ashwathnarayan.
The partnership would help in workforce research for industries in regions ‘Beyond Bengaluru’ and facilitate industry talks, mentoring seminars and workshops for students, faculty, etc. It also plays a role in establishing incubation centres, centres of excellence in Government institutions, he said.
This MoU will enable development of relevant curriculum, enhancing infrastructure for teaching among other things, guiding young entrepreneurs, especially in rural Karnataka. The MoU will benefit students studying in 92 Polytechnic and 14 Engineering Government institutions.
Digital Economy Mission Chairman B.V. Naidu, Collegiate and Technical Education Commissioner P. Pradeep, Talancia Global CEO S. Subramaniam and entrepreneurs Vadiraj and Manjunath were present.