Samsung Digital Academy in Hyderabad, signs MoU with TS govt

The Samsung Digital Academy is being set up with an objective to create a pool of trained youth who can leverage the software development and testing opportunities presented by innovative digital technologies based on the Tizen OS.

Samsung India and Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK), today signed an agreement to open Samsung Digital Academy to offer young students a skill development course based on the Tizen OS platform.

As per the MoU signed by Mr. Sujiv Nair, CEO, Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge and Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, Samsung South West Asia, the Company will offer the Digital Academy course in collaboration with TASK, and will seek to train youth to develop apps that run on the Tizen OS across a multitude of devices such as smartphones, televisions and tablets.

Mr. Deepak Bhardwaj, Vice President, Samsung South West Asia, said, “India is increasingly emerging as a key player in the development of next-generation technology ecosystems. Through the Samsung Digital Academy, we are looking to take this to the next level by creating an inclusive environment to help young India leverage the growing digital technologies market. We are pleased to be extending our program in the state of Telangana with TASK. Samsung Digital Academy will also contribute to India’s skill development mission from a Digital India perspective.

Mr Sujiv Nair – CEO – TASK shared that one of the key focus areas of TASK is to constantly look at avenues for enhancing employability quotient of fresh graduates in Telangana. Industry collaborations allow strengthening skill development courses by providing up-to-date, industry-relevant training. This innovative collaboration with Samsung will help graduates learn to develop digital content for the next-generation ecosystems.

Source: PTI

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