National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Director General Dr Madan Mohan Tripathi inaugurated the Bhubaneswar Centre on September 20 here at the OCAC Tower.
The dignitaries present were NIELIT Kolkata Executive Director, V Krishnamurthy, Registrar Ram Prakash Pandey, Director In-Charge, NIELIT, Bhubaneswar Anurag Mathur, Director, STPI, Manas Panda and State Informatics Officer, NIC, Kabita Roy Das.
Mathur welcomed the students, guests and other dignitaries. Krishnamurthy informed that NIELIT is keen to provide all necessary support to the industries in respect of the needs of capacity building and man-power supply, software development and recruitment examinations and related activities. He hoped that the centre will cater to the training, capacity building and skill development needs of the public at large in Odisha.
Dr Tripathi appreciated the support extended by the Odisha Government in opening the NIELIT Centres at OCAC Tower. The State has approved 15 acres of land for development of a permanent campus, he informed, adding that the NIELIT has 47 Centres spread throughout the country and they are conducting long-term courses at Post-graduate level in Electronics Design and Technology, Embedded Systems etc, which are not normally offered by universities / institutions. Various short term
courses in the areas of Information Technology, Electronics Design and Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Maintenance Engineering, Information Security etc. are also being offered, he told.
While addressing the industry representatives, he emphasized on strong collaboration between NIELIT, Startups, STPI CoEs, MSME and industry.