Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): ICT Academy has been organising its flagship Conference BRIDGE since 2011 in various parts of the country. The conference addresses the pressing issues faced by the academia and the industry is striking a balance with the talent demand-supply chain. ICT Academy has organized the 45th edition of ICT Academy BRIDGEreg;on 25th and 26th of February 2020, at IITM Research Park, Chennai.
The event was attended by more than 1000 academic leaders, Industry experts and Government officers from across India.
M Sivakumar, Chief Executive Officer, ICT Academy set the context for the conference emphasizing the need for augmenting skills to accelerate the growth of the nation. He thoughtfully thanked all the stakeholders of ICT Academy who have been with the Academy in building this vibrant platform. He said that ICT Academy has been the strongest bridge between Industry and Academy with more than 10 years of service to the Nation.
Addressing the conference Lakshmi Narayanan, Emeritus Vice Chairman, Cognizant and Chairman, ICT Academy spoke about the role the government is playing in the nation-building, taking a special interest by encouraging the deployment of the latest technologies within the Government departments. Further, he pointed to the serious indulgence of the Government in using the blockchain for the transactions. Moreover, the Government has also brought drones into serving the state.
Finally, he pointed to the fact that the State of Tamil Nadu is at the top in terms of healthcare and education utilizing the latest technologies. He also emphasized on the work done by ICT Academy in building the talent of India.
“The transformative power of ICT makes a tremendous transformation in the lives of the people. On these lines, the Government seeks the participation and coordination of the society at large in making its initiatives successful,” said Hans