Livares joins hands with ICT Academy of Kerala

Team Livares joins hands with ICT Academy of Kerala providing the technical support for ICT Academy Web and Learning Management System.

ICT Academy of Kerala is a Social Enterprise created in a Public Private Partnership model (PPP) for imparting ICT skills to the youths of Kerala and improve their employability opportunities in the Industry. The Company is supported by Govt. of India , partnered by Govt. of Kerala and the ICT industry.

Information and Communication Technology Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) was inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at Hotel Taj Vivanta here on 24th June Tuesday at 5 pm.

Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb would launch the academy’s learning management system called ‘Paatshala’ and Minister for Industries and IT P K Kunhalikutty would preside over the function.

ICTAK CEO Santhosh Kurup said that the academy would act as a bridge between the engineering students and the industry.

“Around 80 per cent of the graduates are not able to pass the hiring procedures even after they pass the entrance exams. This is mainly due to lack of employability skills.

“Our main objective is to impart industry relevant ICT skills to students,” Santhosh Kurup said at a press meet here on Monday. He said that the academy would give an orientation programme to degree students from their first-year in college itself.  

The orientation programme of the academy will be conducted in selected colleges.

The academy is constituted with the partnership of Central and State Governments and NASSCOM along with IT companies including TCS, Infosys, IBS, NeST and UST Global

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