News: Tech firms help establish specialized technology schools

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Tech firms help establish specialized technology schools

Leading corporate houses including Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) and Coal India Ltd are partnering with the government to establish a chain of specialized technology schools. The human resource development (HRD) ministry, with the help from state governments, has roped in more than two dozen companies to set up 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs). This has been a key project of the ministry since the 11th five-year Plan period that ended in March 2012.

Leading corporate houses including Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) and Coal India Ltd are partnering with the government to establish a chain of specialized technology schools. The human resource development (HRD) ministry, with the help from state governments, has roped in more than two dozen companies to set up 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs). This has been a key project of the ministry since the 11th five-year Plan period that ended in March 2012.

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