C-DAC Patna has been designated as a premier R&D organisation (12th centre of C-DAC) of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to conduct research in ICT, Electronics, and Associated Domains.
In keeping with its mission of making C-DAC Patna, a hub of advanced computing learning centres while also expanding its role in the country’s eastern region, the center’s Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS), will launch a PG Diploma course on Emerging Technologies on September 21 (Tuesday) in the august presence of former Union Minister of Law, Electronics, and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Bihar Information and Technology Minister Jibesh Kumar, Minority Welfare Minister Mohd Zama Khan, Digha MLA Sanjeev Chaurasia, Secretary, Information and Technology Department Santosh Kumar Mall, Development Commissioner Amir Subhani, Secretary Minority Welfare Department AN Safeena, and Dr Bindey Kumar, Professor and Dean, AIIMS Patna attended the event.
Aside from that, IT experts from IBM, Tech Mahindra, KPIT, Intel and INTENSE Technologies graced the occasion.
At the event, certificates for the BRIDGE-DAC programme were also distributed to students of the September 2021 batch of the Online PG-Diploma. This will be followed by an induction programme for PG Diploma Courses, which is traditionally regarded as a powerful grooming of a fresh graduate’s professional career and is common method of harvesting skilled graduates and professionals.
Jibesh Kumar, Minister Department of Information Technology and Labour Resources, Bihar said on this occasion, “This is yet another step in line with our campaign “Invest IT Bihar,” which encourages investors to invest in Bihar’s IT sector. The technically skilled youth with C-DAC certification will be an encouragement factor for investors because they will have access to highly skilled and employable labour in the state itself.”
“It is a moment of pride for Bihar that C-DAC has not only established the Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) in Patna, but that Patna (Bihar) is now the country’s sixth placement zone for C-DAC, catering to the placement of candidates from the north eastern region. This will create a lot of job opportunities for the youth in the region, which is our main goal right now.” informed Jibesh Kumar, Hon’ble Minster, Department of Information Technology & Labour Resources, Bihar.
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is a Scientific Society of the Government of India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). C-DAC, as a research and development organisation, focuses on advanced ICT (Information and Communications Technology) areas such as High-Performance Computing, Grid Computing, Software Development, Heritage Computing and Language Computing, e-Governance and Cloud Computing, Health Informatics, Cyber Security & Cyber Forensics, and Education & Training.
C-DAC Patna developed its roadmap with a paradigm shift in the global technological ecosystem and the ever-changing national ICT scenario in mind. “With the support of cutting-edge core research, C-DAC is launching education and training programmes in Emerging Technologies via Post Graduate Diploma Courses, Diploma Courses, and Certificate Courses.