Bhubaneswar: As many as five significant technical education Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) were signed today during the ‘Odisha Skills 2018’, which was inaugurated in Cuttack on the occasion of Utkal Gourav Madhusudhan Das’s birth anniversary yesterday.
The agreements were signed in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at IDCO Exhibition Ground here today.
The first MoU is between Centre for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC), Government of of India and Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) in the field of Super Computation, Artificial Intelligence and high-end research.
The second MoU is was signed between the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Enterpreneurship (CIE) and Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) and Robotics.
Odisha Skil Development Authority and Eye Mitra 2.5 New Vision Generation, a division of Essilor India, inked the second agreement for specific skill development for self employment in vision care.
Likewise, the fourth MoU was signed between Centre for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC), Government of India and Centurion University of Technology & Management (CUTM) in the similar field of Super Computation and its use for skill development and research.
The last pact was signed between Director of Technical Education and Training, Odisha and Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC) for establishment of five mini tool rooms in five of the leading it is at Berhampur, Balasore, Cuttack, Talcher and Hirakud for imparting professional training to ITI passouts in handling high-end machines and technology.