NIELT, NIT Silchar sign MoU
The National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) and NIT Silchar took a step forward for promoting skill upgradation and creating employability avenues in the North-east by signing an MoU on March 21.
The MoU was signed by K Baruah, Director, NIELIT Guwahati and AK Barbhuiyan, Registrar, NIT Silchar.
As part of this MoU, the NIELIT will provide training in skill development in niche areas to youth of the country in the non-formal sector. They will be conducting courses in the field of Electronics Sector Design Manufacturing (ESDM). NIT Silchar will be providing the basic facilities to NIELIT in order to fulfil the objective.
On the occasion, Director General, NIELIT, Dr Ashwini Kumar Sharma said that in the recent past, the Government of India, Department of Electronics & Information Technology had given capacity building projects in information technology for government employees of the North-east. He added that NIELIT would be setting up medical electronics repair labs duly funded by DeitY (Department of Electronics and Information Technology), Government of India.