Recognizing India’s need for a future-ready workforce, Honeywell Center of Excellence for Youth Empowerment was inaugurated in Kongunadu Arts & Science College by ICT Academy on Wednesday.
The center aims to empower the students of the institution with digital skills such as Data Science, AI, ML, RPA etc. The Center of Excellence will train 110 students on advanced technologies; provide global certification from tech giants, facilitating placements for certified students. As Industry 4.0 transforms the world of work, new tech-tools are increasingly being adopted.
This globally recognized certification program will benefit the students of arts and science colleges in tier 1 & 2 cities of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, and budding bright students from rural and marginalized sections of the society.
Dedicated centers for students demonstrate ICT Academy’s commitment towards youth empowerment, with the objective of realizing a diverse and inclusive workforce in the country. The training program comprises of 100 hours of learning and opportunities for the students to participate in the hackathons, and youth empowerment summit. Apart from the students, four faculty members will be trained on the advanced technology.
C.A.Vasuki, Secretary and Director, KASC delivered the Presidential Address. She explained the importance of acquiring right skills in addition to the acquisition of knowledge. She expressed her happiness to provide such an opportunity to the students of the college who come from humble background with high aspirations in life. She motivated the students to become successful entrepreneurs and become job providers.
The Chief Guest K. A .Vijayan General Manager Head – Project Implementation ICT Academy, in his speech about this initiative, said, “…This program is a step forward to serve society and bridge the gap between the industry requirements and the skills of the students, which will enable needy students to be trained in recent technologies.”
S.R. Madhan Shankar, Dean-Academics and M.Lekeshmanaswamy, Principal, KASC were present at the event.