February 29, 2024

Two Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) were signed today at Mantralaya by the Project Management Unit- Coding & Robotics Education in Schools (PMU-CARES) established at the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and Minister for WRD, Shri. Subhash Shirodkar.

The first agreement, signed between Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani and PMU-CARES, DTE, focuses on a Collaborative Research Agreement. The second MoU, inked between MSME – Technology Development Center (PPDC), Meerut – Uttar Pradesh, and Project Management Unit, DTE, Government of Goa, aims at Commercializing the PMU’s in-house developed Tools and Technology for Skill Education through a tri-partite agreement involving other States and Organizations.

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant expressing his satisfaction with the agreements, emphasizing their potential to empower students and teachers in enhancing skills, he highlighted the crucial role the Technology Development Center will play in contributing to the country’s human resource development for years to come.

Notable attendees at the event included Shri Prasad Lolyekar, IAS Secretary Education, Dr Vijay Borges, Project Director, PMU-CARES, Prof. Meenal Kowshik, Dean Administrator, BITS PILANI, and Shri V.P. Singh, Assistant Manager (Training), MSME – Technology Development Center (PPDC), Meerut, among other dignitaries.


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