The Government of Telangana is in talks with Bharati Foundation to impart IT skills
training to Telangana students from Class 9 onwards, IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan announces at Regional Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition held in Hyderabad on Sunday. However, nothing is finalized yet, he added.
At the event, over 1500 kids in the age group of 4 to 12 years competed in a Regional Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition to showcase their amazing speed and computing skills. Some of them stumped the audience by calculating 150 to 200 mathematical sums in 5 to 8 minutes depending on the level they belong to. Organised by SIP Academy India, the Indian arm of SIP Academy (Malaysia), winner of the competition will participate in the National Competition to be held in November in Noida, informed Uma Shwaminathan, State Head of SIP Academy.
Addressing the students, SIP’s managing director Dinesh Victor said competitions like these improve their ability to face toughest competitions in life with ease. “Every week 60,000 students attend SIP Abacus training classes. We have more than 2000 teachers. Soon we are also expanding to Jammu & Kashmir,” he added.