AICTE joins hands with cyberpeace to train 5 Lakh students and faculty
New Delhi : On the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda - which is celebrated as National Youth Day - AICTE announced the launch of two programmes to help the students to utilise positive energy in the Nation Building process.
Dr Amit Kumar Srivastava, Director, Student Development Cell, AICTE started the programme with a welcome address. Next, Dr Buddha Chandrasekhar, Chief Coordinating Officer, NEAT Cell, AICTE, shared the details about Cyber Security Training followed by Virtual Lab demonstration by Microsoft. A Cyber Security Training programme designed to educate 5 lakh students and faculty was unveiled by the Hon’ble Chairman of the AICTE, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe.
On this occasion, Prof MP Poonia, Hon’ble Vice Chairman, AICTE emphasised upon the enormous potentials of the youth and their proactive role in bringing out innovations in the country.
"On his birth anniversary, I would like to mention Swami Vivekananda's famous quote, and urge the students 'Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached," said Prof Poonia.
Prof Rajive Kumar, Hon’ble Member Secretary, AICTE listed out several schemes/initiatives of AICTE to support the educational empowerment of the youth towards bringing out holistic development of the students and overall development of the society.
The results of AICTE-Pupilfirst CoronaSafe Engineering Fellowship (Internship) Programme were also announced by the Hon’ble Chairman of AICTE, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe.
Sri Sanjay Vijayakumar, Pupilfirst shared action points for selected students under AICTE-Pupilfirst CoronaSafe Engineering Fellowship (Internship) Programme.
"It was a three-stage interview process that was designed to select India's brightest software engineering students. 24 candidates selected for the internship programme in the first phase" said Sri Vijayakumar.
Cyberpeace and Pupilfirst have joined hands with AICTE to start these two programmes which will play a pivotal role in empowering youths of the country. We are delighted to launch these two programmes on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda Ji which is celebrated as National Youth Day.
"AICTE always works towards utilising the positive energy of youths in the Nation Building process. These two programmes which AICTE launched today will play a pivotal role in empowering youths of the country. The faculty members have to make the classes more interesting so as to ignite the power of creativity and lateral thinking of the students Prof. Sahasrabudhe added further.
During the interaction with the faculty and students from AICTE approved institutions across India, Sri Aurun Pandey from Microsoft, demonstrated the various features of Microsoft Virtual lab Platform.
The vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs Sanju Choudhary, Assistant Director, Student Development Cell, AICTE.