AHMEDABAD, INDIA: eInfochips, an IT design services company, today announced the launch of “Impetus”, Gujarat’s first ever state wide IT industry-academia training programme.
Impetus would deploy a unique cluster based approach under which 4 colleges across the state would be the nodal centres for training 250 students from 20 engineering colleges. eInfochips’ “Impetus” aims to shape the engineering students as per the current industry requirement and build a sustainable partnership with engineering institutions in Gujarat, said a press release.
eInfochips flagged off this two week initiative today at VGEC, Chandkheda and SVIT Vasad. This programme would also take place at DDIT Nadiad and SVNIT Surat and VGEC, Chandkheda for Ganpat University students.
Pratul Shroff, CEO, eInfochips says, “Impetus is a significant initiative with the focus to enhance the IT skills in the engineering education system and expose them to emerging technologies. Being the flag bearers of IT in Gujarat, our initiative aims to build the state as a preferred IT destination. This novel initiative has been followed by our successful programme “Train the Trainer” wherein the faculty from engineering colleges were trained.”
Prof H.B.Dave who is MTech from IIT Kharagpur, having more than 40 years of experience in both industry and academia would be heading the initiative along with other full time trainers and engineers.
Being a chief trainer at eInfochips he says, “The program will be divided into two phases for the students of 4th and 6th semesters respectively. It will be an optimal mix of major theoretical and practical aspects right from fundamentals to advance level of programming languages and a walk through assorted set of industry oriented topics. The program also addresses the corporate ethics/culture and communication skills.”
eInfochips invests 3 per cent of company’s revenue every year in technical and non-technical training to foster an open, transparent and nurturing work culture.
Apart from Impetus, the company also nurtures programs like “Train the Trainer” to expose engineering faculties to upcoming technologies and in-house programs like Lagaan, Pegasus and Altius which cultivate leadership, business communication and project management skills among the employees, the release added.