DCE signs education agreement with information management major
New Delhi, Apr 5 (UNI) Delhi College of Engineering today signed an agreement with a subsidiary of world leader in information management EMC Corp, EMC (Benelux) BV SARL, which will enbale DCE to offer information storage and management courses as a part of its curriculum from this session.
The agreement was signed by DCE Principal P B Sharma and EMC Director P T Dacier, in the precence of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
Ms Dikshit described signing of the agreement ''a new beginning'' and said it was red-letter day in the history of the development of Information Technology in Delhi that would go a long way in providing world-wide recognition to DCE.
She also stressed on the need for partnership with corporate world.
DCE was the first nodal academy in the EMC Academy Programme (EAP) in India, targeted at building a resource pool of information storage and management professionals in the country.
As an EMC Nodal Academy, DCE would act as the regional hub for the EAP in North India. DCE would support EMC in identifying and appointing other educational institutions and training the faculty of the other institutes in the region.
EMC would provide the curriculum, course content, learning material, faculty training and software simulators for the programme.
EMC would also provide programme support in terms of examination papers and sample assignments.
Information Technology Secretary Prakash Kumar and EMC India and SAARC Region President Manoj Chugh were also present on this occasion.
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