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Odisha Government has signed an MoU with IBM to introduce STEM For Girls

Bhubaneswar:28/9/19; The Odisha Government has signed an MoU with IBM to introduce STEM For Girls in 125 higher secondary schools of Khurda, Ganjam, Cuttack & Sambalpur districts.

The programme aims to improve education-to-work and career pathways for girls in state government-run schools.

The partnership envisions advancing the skills and careers of 20,000 female and 10,000 male students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.

It includes training in digital literacy, coding & technical skills for empowering girls and encouraging interest in STEM. IBM will advance skills and careers of 20,000 female students in STEM fields and 10,000 boys.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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