The Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) in joint association with Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is holding a training programme under ‘Mukhya mantri Swavalamban Yojana’ in Naya Raipur.
The training would be provided by organisation named ‘Talent Sprint’ which would develop digital skills among students, officials informed.
Under the programme, IIIT has also organised training programmes on ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Machine Learning’.
The online test for registering for the course will be held on December 9 and 10 this year.
The ‘Mukhya Mantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana’ is a major initiative taken by the government to improve placement rates of fresh college graduates of three and four year degree courses in IT and ITeS sectors, officials informed.
The program envisages providing training to students in such areas of aptitude that are required to successfully navigate the selection process of IT and BPM employers and secure placement. The training will be designed with a view to imparting in-demand skills and abilities in contemporary employment market.
The training will be delivered by leading trainers who will also make necessary arrangements for the employment opportunities for placing a minimum of 60% of the total students undergoing the training program.
Moreover to ensure all-round development of college students, the State Government will be launching ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Jeevan Kaushal Vikas Karyakram’ (Chief Minister Life Skills Development Programme) for College Youth).
It is noteworthy that objective of this scheme is to enhance employability of college students, and improve their confidence level as well as creative competitive skills.
Under this scheme, students will be trained in English language, computer education and behavioural skills. This will improve their employability to greater extent. This scheme will be implemented under National Higher Education Campaign.