NIELIT and ITI Egypt joins hands to address skill gaps and foster international cooperation

Cairo: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), an autonomous scientific society under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of the Republic of India and Information Technology Institute (ITI) affiliated by Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Arab Republic of Egypt recently signed an MoU in Cairo, Egypt in the presence of H.E Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Arab Republic of Egypt and Mr. Ajit Gupte, Ambassador of India, Arab Republic of Egypt to foster mutual collaboration for improving workforce skills, promoting employment opportunities, addressing skill gaps, and fostering international cooperation.

The signatories were Dr. M. M. Tripathi, Director General, NIELIT and Dr. Heba Saleh, Chairwoman, ITI, Egypt. The MoU intends to promote cooperation and collaboration in the IECT domain.

The broad areas of collaboration includes Curriculum and Training Materials Development, Exchange of Trainers and Experts, Mutual Recognition of Certification, Sharing of Virtual Labs Facility, Offering of Post Graduate (PG) Diplomas/ Technical Certificates to interns nominated by ITI Egypt, Offering of B.Tech/ M.Tech Programs to Egyptian students, Free Digital literacy flagship course to Egyptian students through NIELIT Virtual Academy etc.