MoU signed for establishments of CoE at PMEC Berhampur and GCE Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar, Oct 8: Under the aegis of Skill Development and Technical Education Department (SD&TE) today three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) have been signed at World Skill Centre for establishments of Centre of Excellence at Parala Maharaja Engineering College (PMEC) Berhampur and Government College of Engineering (GCE) Keonjhar.

Addressing in the event Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik said that “ It gives me immense pleasure to that Parala Maharaja Engineering College Berhampur,  Government College of Engineering Keonjhar along with Biju Patnaik University of Technology has entered into a partnership with industries like  Tech Mahindra and Dassault Systems India for establishing three CoEs for skill development. It shall bring in an atmosphere of excellence and innovation in the technical education sector in the state.

Skill Development and Technical Education Minister, Premananda Nayak said that “The CoEs will provide the students an environment where they can learn & have hands-on training on the latest technology. These will also help in create and enhance the talent pool of Odisha.

Tech Mahindra CEO, C P Gurnani said that digital transformation has to be inclusive and has to touch both personal and professional lives. These CoE for Cloud Computing and Cyber Security represent a very significant step in that direction. Odisha is taking a lead through its skill development initiatives in the country added Gurnani.

Joining online from France, CEO of Dassault  Systems, Miss  Michelle Ash expressed the desire to share their best technical support in the state and best practice for automation of the mines and make them environment friendly.