Newdelhi:6/5/17;Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister for Electronics & Information technology and Law & Justice today inaugurated the NIELIT Bhawan, a new state of the art green building of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) at Dwarka, New Delhi in the gracious presence of Shri P. P. Chaudhary, Hon’ble MoS. Electronics & IT, Law & Justice among others. In his keynote address, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, “There is no aspect of human life which is untouched by advances in Information Technology and Electronics. NIELIT has endeavored to lead by example and is empowering youth through Skill Development and Capacity Building initiatives. In addition to Digital Literacy the demands for skilling in basic Cyber Security concepts has also increased manifold, and NIELIT is equitably poised to address this challenge.
Shri P.P. Chaudhary, Hon’ble Union MoS for Electronics & IT, Law & Justice congratulated NIELIT for institutionalizing the newly constructed NIELIT Bhawan. Shri Parvesh Sahib Singh, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, Col. Devinder Sehrawat, Hon’ble MLA and a host of other dignitaries and senior officers from Government were also present at the occasion.
NIELIT is a key part of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is engaged in Capacity Building and Skill Development of youth all over India. With the addition of a new campus NIELIT has added another feather in its cap. Incidentally, NIELIT has PAN India presence through 36 own Centres and about 9000 training partners.
In his address Shri Sanjiv Mittal, Joint Secretary, MeitY said, “NIELIT has developed expertise in development of quality course curriculum and many of these courses have also been aligned with the National Skills Qualifications Framework for greater employability and industry acceptance”.
Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sharma, Director General, NIELIT tracing the journey of construction of NIELIT Bhawan, which has been taken up with renewed vigor only recently, said, “To follow green practices NIELIT Bhawan has been equipped with Solar Panels on rooftop in support of New & Renewable Energy mission of the Government. The stupendous growth of NIELIT in the last 5 years has been possible due to proactive use of technology and process re-engineering initiatives.”