Global networking giant Cisco and RV College of Engineering (RVCE) on Monday announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Internet of Things (IoT) for digital skills and training.
The centre, located at the RVCE campus in Bengaluru, was inaugurated by Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary of Karnataka's Department of IT, BT and S&T, and VC Gopalratnam, SVP-IT and CIO-International, Cisco.
"With the Centre of Excellence here, we are giving students and working professionals across the state access to the skills and training to help them create startups and build successful technology careers," said Gopalratnam.
Over the next five years, the centre will provide a specialised curriculum, preparing up to 10,000 students from 50 colleges across the state for careers in the digital world.
"We are honoured to work with Cisco in establishing the Centre of Excellence in Internet of Things. The Centre will shape the careers of thousands of students through our stellar faculty, specialised curriculum and quality infrastructure," added RVCE Principal K.N. Subramanya.
The specialised curriculum will comprise live and video-based learning and involve the application of technologies to real issues in collaboration with local industry and government bodies.