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NIIT to Equip Hon’ble MLAs of Chhattisgarh with IT Skills
  • Engages with Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) to conduct training workshop for MLAs
Chhattisgarh, July 31, 2010: NIIT- leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer and CHiPS (Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society), will conduct a 2 day computer training programme for Hon’ble MLAs of Chhattisgarh Assembly.  The training programme was inaugurated today by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh. Also present on the occasion were Hon’ble Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Shri Brijmohan Agrawal; Leader of opposition, Shri Ravindra Choubey; Chief Secretary, Shri P. Joyoommen; Special Secretary to CM, Shri Aman Singh and President NIIT School Learning Solutions, Shri Sanjiv Pande as Guest of Honour. The launch was headed by Shri Devendra Verma, Secretary Chhattisgarh Assembly.
The objective of the training programme is to equip Hon’ble MLAs of Chhattisgarh Assembly with basic computer knowledge which can help them manage their day to day official work. The training program will facilitate them to stay updated with contemporary IT knowledge.
Speaking on the launch of the training Program, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh remarked, “With India developing as a Knowledge Society, use of Computers has become a necessity. I am confident that the training conducted by NIIT for our MLAs will help them embrace this tool, for taking Chhattisgarh into a new era of development.”
Mr. Sanjiv Pande, President, NIIT School Learning Solutions and HiWEL said, “We are delighted to offer computer training to the Hon’ble MLAs of Chhattisgarh Assembly. The initiative taken by the State Government will help the MLAs drive development initiatives in their State through effective use of IT.”
NIIT has been actively involved with the state of Chhattisgarh for the last 5 years. The company has been conducting large Computer Education Projects in around 1200 schools in the State to make education more impactful and interactive, through the intervention of Information Technology.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, has impacted over 5 million students across 40 countries through its learning and knowledge solutions.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 17 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT professionals.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT eGURU range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises of Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for school management).
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