Twenty-nine lecturers from nine University colleges of northeast India started a week-long workshop on Computer Networking, 30 June to 5th July 2014 at Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) Guwahati, Azara Campus. The Computer Networking Workshop is held under National Mission on Education Through ICT under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, and conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
The participating University colleges include Cotton College Guwahati, Univeristy of Guwahati, Pub-Kamrup College, NIT Nagaland, NEHU-Shillong, Shibsagar College , Assam Engineering College, DBCET Guwahati, and ADBU.
ADBU was the first remote hosting centre in northeast India to provide this training since last three years. Recently two more centres in northeast India namely University of Tezpur and NIT Silchar are part of 246 remote hosting centres spread around the country to impart training to 10,000 teachers.
The current workshop was
preceded by one week on-line course as well as practical sessions from 4– 29 June, says Coordinator of ADBU workshop Rupam Kr Sarma. Other members of the ADBU workshop faculty include Remote Centre Coordinator Bikash Agarwal, AV Coordinator Vijay Prasad, and Systems Administrator Manoj Durbo Sudip.
“We were able to hold only nine such workshops out 16 courses offered thus far. Often the countrywide workshop clash with our university schedules and we are unable to host the event,” says Remote centre Coordinator Bikash Agarwal.
Prof. Kameswari Chbrolu an accomplished and award winning academician presented the inaugural on-line lecture