Vagisha Kaushik|Dec 23, 2021
IGDTUW, Delhi to have IoT centre of excellence setup by Vodafone Idea, TSSC
The IoT centre will benefit a total of 300 engineering students, by providing online and offline training modules.
NEW DELHI: Vodafone Idea Foundation establishes the Internet of Things (IoT) centre of excellence at the Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) in partnership with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC).
The state-of-the-art facility at IGDTUW aims to empower engineering students, particularly women, with the latest technological skills. It will also provide hands-on training in different technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence, or AI, machine learning, or ML, IoT, security and surveillance.
The IoT centre will benefit a total of 300 students, by providing them access to a combination of online and offline training modules. The projects offered at the centre cover a diverse range of IoT applications, including LED Blinking using GPIO, simple LED programming using Arduino Module, Seven-Segment Display implementation, Boom Barrier Unit for security and traffic management, and data analysis from various sensors.
This collaborative effort between the Vodafone Idea Foundation and the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) will foster technological innovation and nurture a skilled workforce for India's digital economy. By offering hands-on training in advanced technologies, the IoT Centre of Excellence will help boost India's telecommunication industry.
P Balaji, director of Vodafone Idea Foundation and chief regulatory and corporate affairs officer, VIL, said, “Among the Top 5 economies in the world and as the fastest growing major economy, India is set to further solidify its global position. As India leads the digitalization wave with emerging new technologies such as 5G, IoT, AI, etc, we have taken an important step to develop the right skill sets to give Indian youth the advantage. We are delighted to partner with TSSC to establish our IoT Centre of Excellence at Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women to skill the youth in new technologies for driving innovation and propelling India's digital transformation.”
Amita Dev, vice chancellor, of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW), Delhi, said, “We at IGDTUW are thrilled to announce a significant collaboration with TSSC and the Vi Foundation to Advance STEM Education in India. This partnership bridges the gap between Academia and Industry, empowering women in STEM fields. We're dedicated to fostering gender diversity and inclusivity, offering women enhanced opportunities, mentorship, and hands-on training. Together, we propel STEM education, opening doors to exciting careers and driving societal progress.”
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