Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bomai on Tuesday stressed the need to launch tech schools in the state to promote technical education.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bomai on Tuesday stressed the need to launch ‘tech schools’ in the state to promote technical education.
“In 1960 there was a technical school in Hubli which later closed. However, technology schools need to be started considering that the perception will be more in childhood, “said the Chief Minister during a video conference after the inauguration of the ‘Innovation and Impact’ program organized by the Department of Electronics, IT / BT and the department. ‘ ‘S&T under the initiative.
Mr Bomai said steps would be taken to promote innovative industries in the Hubli region. He also insisted on upgrading Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tinkering Labs. He added that polytechnic colleges would also be upgraded like 150 state training institutes in the state.
Speaking on the occasion, IT / BT Minister CN Ashwath Narayan said that a Center of Excellence (CoE) for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Date Engineering would be set up at Hubli soon.
The National Education Policy (NEP-2020) seeks to prepare students for global technological advances and, accordingly, coding for students at the school level.
“The government has introduced effective policies to promote innovative technologies and the duration of internships has been increased from three weeks to 30 weeks. Students will also be given the opportunity to do internships abroad,” the minister explained.