TATA group have come forward to transform technical institutes of Assam to technology hubs with their innovative project ‘Transforming Engineering Academia to Industry 4.0’. At least all 75 technical institutes of the state will be developed as a state of the art institute.
Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday held a meeting with senior executives of TATA group at his conference room at Janata Bhawan on upgradation of state’s ITIs and polytechnics to centres of excellence.
The chief minister, after the presentation from the group asked them for certain changes and to add a few more components to their project.
TATA Group To Provide Scholarships
He assured that state government will provide required space and all other support to introduce state of the art curriculum in all 75 technical institutes of the state where more than 9000 students will get trained simultaneously while equipping themselves with latest engineering skills.
He also called on Tata group to take steps for providing scholarships to trainees, employing experienced teachers and instructors from Tata group in the institutions for 5 years, training the local instructors etc.
He asked education department to draft the MoU and arrange for its signing ceremony at an early date.