INDIA'S C-DAC TO SET UP COMPUTER LABS FOR ARMENIAN SCHOOL STUDENTS

PanARMENIAN.Net
September 23, 2011 - 14:58 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - India's Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
(C-DAC) has signed an agreement with the Union Ministry of External
Affairs (MEA) to set up computer labs for school students in Armenia.

Times of India reported that the project aims at upgrading information
technology (IT) education and related facilities in 19 schools in
urban and semi-urban areas and 53 schools in rural areas. More than
15,000 students are expected to benefit from the project, where 72
labs will be set up.

The agreement was signed by Ajay Bisaria, joint secretary, Eurasia
and Rajat Moona, director general, C-DAC. Hayastan All Armenian Fund
is in the process of supporting Armenian government's efforts for
the development of adequate IT infrastructure in Tavush region.

The C-DAC will procure IT equipment through public tender in
consultation with MEA, help in finalization of the tender after
technical evaluation, etc, and arrange for supply, do site inspection
and other related works. The C-DAC will also supervise the onsite
support during the period of warranty.

Moona said, "The C-DAC has already made some inroads with the
implementation of the India-Armenia Centre for Excellence in ICT at
Yerevan, and I am sure we will be able to extend our expertise in
Tavush region as well."



From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress