IUST participates in ‘Aakash for Education’ workshop
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 11: Faculty at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora participated in a two-day workshop ‘Aakash for Education’.
The objective of the workshop was to introduce tablet computers among the participating faculty members.
Three centers including Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, National institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Rangreth and Mata Vaishnoa Devi University Jammu were selected to participate in the workshop.
“45 faculty members from various departments of IUST participated in the workshop and were exposed to the new and educational purposes served by the Aakash Tab II,” an official spokesman said.
The Tab II of Aakash was formally launched on November 11 by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee during the National Education Day celebrations held at the Vighyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
Coordinator of the Project at IUST, Muhammad Asif Naqshbandi, said that the aim of the workshop is to “develop a sense of research and development among the faculty members and the students.”
He said the Ministry of Human Resource Development will provide the financial as well as technological aid to the centers selected from India.
The IT section of School of Business Studies, IUST provided technical support to the workshop.
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