Taking forward the National Digital Literacy Mission and Digital India Campaign of the Government of India, NIELIT has signed a MOU with Intel India to jointly conduct courses and online examinations on digital literacy as well as vet NIELIT's courses on Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM). The MoU was signed by Dr. Ashiwini Kumar Sharma, Managing Director, NIELIT with Ms. Debjani Ghosh, Managing Director, Intel South Asia in the august presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad , Hon'ble Minister for Communications & IT and Law & Justice at the event of NIELIT's National Level Workshop held on October 13, 2014 at Scope Convention Centre, New Delhi. Intel will develop the software for assessment of candidates under the National Digital Literacy Mission to make the courses more industry oriented to endeavor to make one member of each household digitally literate in India. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad expressed his pleasure to note that NIELIT has stepped up its efforts in skill development in the ESDM sector and has entered into many MoUs to leverage its capacity and create synergy in the area of training and support services.
Signing of MoU between Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sharma, MD, NIELIT and Ms. Debjani Ghosh, MD, INTEL South Asia in the august presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon'ble Minister for Communications & IT and Law & Justice. Also seen in the picture is Shri RS Sharma, Secretary Deity.