Microsoft innovation centre in Kolkata to make students industry-ready

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MicKOLKATA, INDIA: Software giant, Microsoft India, has announced its partnership with Kolkata-based JIS Group for setting up its innovation centre in the city.


This is Microsoft's first and only tie-up in the country's eastern region.

The innovation centre will allow students access to the software firm's laboratory facilities.

Raj Katari, director, Geo Expansion of Microsoft India, said the programme, christened Ed-Vantage, would make the students industry-ready.

The software giant has partnership with 10 other educational institutions across the country and about 8,000 students are enrolled in the programme.