Summer Training organized by NIELIT on Internet of Things (IoT)

Gangtok, 12 Jul:

As a part of its initiative to train engineering students on modern technology under the Digital India initiative of Government of India, National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) – Gangtok Centre conducted 12-day intensive Training on Internet of Things (IoT) and Python Programming using Arduino and Raspberry Pi devices for engineering students during the summer vacation from 28 June to 12 July, 2019, a press release informs.

The training was attended by students of Centre for Computers and Communication Technology (CCCT), Chisopani, South Sikkim and other colleges. Fourteen students completed the training and received certificates from NIELIT.

In this context a valedictory session was organized last Friday, 12 Jul, 2019 where the students demonstrated various innovative applications of IoT devices developed by them. The programme was attended by HOD, Prof Deepak Rasaily, department of Electronics & Communication, CCCT and other dignitaries.

Pawan Kumar Sharma, AnugraWangchuk Lepcha, Arup Chattopadhyay, along with DrRupam Kumar Sharma from Assam Don Bosco University participated as faculty in the above training.

Director In-charge, Arup Chattopadhyay, NIELIT-Gangtok gave an overview of the IoT ecosystems involving integrated sensors, processors, and actuators that are reshaping every industry today across the world through internet enabled smart devices. He also informed the initiatives of the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Govt. of India in generating trained manpower in state-of-the art IT and IT Enabled Services at Pan India level under Digital India – the flagship program of Government of India.

Professor Deepak Rasaily informed that the initiative of NIELIT Gangtok centre in imparting the training to the students of CCCT on state-of-the-art IoT technology will go a long way in making them industry ready and complimented NIELIT for giving exposure to the students in this modern technology.