The AP Society for Knowledge Networks (APSFKNW) of the State government inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google India on Tuesday under which the latter will train engineering students and guide mentors and trainers of the former.
The MoU was signed at at the office of Information Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah.
Lakshmaiah and Nelson Mattos, vice-president, Europe and Emerging Markets, Google, exchanged the MoU. This is the first time that Google has signed an MoU in the country under its education initiative.
The MoU is meant for training engineering students from various Jawahar Knowledge Center (JKC) Colleges on latest technologies like mobile and cloud computing. Google will also train trainers and mentors of the AP Society for Knowledge Networks and provide required software, services and training material free of cost.
Mattos said he had visited Hyderabad four times and was overwhelmed by infrastructure in the city on his every visit. He also said that 70 percent of their business in India is churned out of Hyderabad .
Sanjay Jaju, Secretary, Information Technology and Communications was among those present.