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    Initiatives and Status on Human Resource Development in Information Technology in Union States and Territories

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    Tamil Nadu

    •  Computer Science syllabus for Classes 11 and 12c of the State Higher Secondary Board has been completely revised and updated, the necessary text books printed in English and Tamil and distributed.

    •  By 2008, we plan to make all students passing out of school "digitally literate".

    •  As a first step to this objective, an innovative public - private partnership program was launched from 1999-2000 to make Computer Science available as an option in all Government Higher Secondary Schools in the State.  666 schools were covered in 1999-2000 and by 2000-2001 all 1200 schools in the State would have been covered, producing 50,000 students per year with solid computer and Internet skills.  Further 5 teachers per school in each of these schools including the Principal are also given computer literacy skills.  This programme is fully operational.

    •  Based on the success of the school program, a program is being launched during 2000-2001 to provide a one-year computer literacy course to students in all Government Arts and Sciences Colleges, all Medical colleges, and all Law Colleges in the State.  This will cover about 30,000 students every year.  This program will also include Internet skills.

    •  From 2000-01, 5000 graduate/diploma holders from the backward classes and most backward classes are bring provided a one year training program to impart solid computer skills equivalent to a post graduate diploma level.

    •  The Tamil Nadu Institute of Information Technology (TANITEC), in collaboration with the Ministry of IT, has taken up an ambitious program for conducting a regular series of refresher courses in Advanced VLSI design for faculty members of Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, 87 faculty members from 50 engineering colleges have been covered so far.

    •  By 2008, we plan to make all students passing out of school "digitally literate".

    •  As a first step, an innovations public - private partnership program was launched from 1999-2000 to make Computer Science available as an option in all Government Higher Secondary Schools in the State.  666 schools were covered in 1999-2000 and by 2000-2001, all 1200 schools in the State would have been covered, producing 50,000 students per year with computer and Internet skills.  Further, 5 teachers per schools in each of these schools including the Principal, are also given computer literacy skills.  This program is fully operational.

    •  The Computer Science syllabus for Classes 11 and 12 of the State Higher Secondary Board has been completely revised and updated, and he necessary text books printed in English and Tamil and distributed.

    •  Based on the success of the school program, a one-year computer an Internet literacy program is being launched in 2000-2001 for students in all Government Arts and Sciences Colleges, all Medical colleges, and all Law Colleges in the State.  This will cover about 30,000 students every year.

    •  From 2000-01, 5000 graduate/diploma holders from the backward classes and most backward classes are being provided a one year training program annually to impart computer skills equipment to a post graduate diploma level.

    •  The Tamil Nadu Institute of Information Technology, in collaboration with the Ministry of I.T. has taken up an ambitious program for conducting a regular series of refresher courses in Advanced VLSI design for faculty members of Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.  87 faculty members from 50 Engineering colleges have been covered so far.

    Uttar Pradesh

    •  In the crucial area of introducing IT education in schools, colleges and technical institutes state is committed to a tiered education system to provide mass based computer awareness and literacy and human resource for a variety of operations ranging form data entry to high tech software development.

    •  Commenced classes in the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad.

    •  Scheme of inviting private institutions to impart computer education in Degree College has received a good response.

    Scheme of supporting I.T. education in the middle schools has cost of Rs.5 crores in the first phase for 100 schools.

     
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