KTR: Graduates should be industry ready
KTR: Graduates Should be Industry Ready, The city of Hyderabad will have India’s biggest technology incubator in next six months, said, K Taraka Rama Rao, Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister.
- MJCET graduation day held
- Tech incubator to come up in Hyd
Hyderabad: The city of Hyderabad will have India’s biggest technology incubator in next six months, said, K Taraka Rama Rao, Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister.
He was addressing the students of Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology (MJCET), on their graduation day. The event was held at college premises here on Monday. KTR said that government would to create an environment where students can walk up to the incubator with ideas and turn them into goods and services.
The Minister said that the Hyderabad is lagging behind Bengaluru as it doesn’t have technology eco-system and innovations are hardly encouraged. “In order to compete with the Silicon Valley, we need to develop technology ecosystem in our State,” he informed.
He said that software exports from Hyderabad have been increased from 47,000 cr to 59,000 cr this year. The MNCs are looking to tap young and talented graduates.
“While several students now have a clear picture on their career, but I didn’t have any idea during my college days. Although I hold two post graduate degrees I never had a chance to wear a graduation dress. For the first time I got a chance to wear this on MJCET graduation day,” KTR said.
He said that though Hyderabad produces enough number of graduates every year but they are not industry ready. He urged the young graduates to enhance skills to be industry ready.
The Minister guaranteed students that the Telangana government would restore the glory of Hyderabad. Speaking about Telangana Academy of Skill and Knowledge (TASK) he said that the government would urge big MNCs like Microsoft, Deloitte, Infosys, etc to adopt 1,000 students from engineering colleges to teach them all skills required for industry. “We want graduates to be fully equipped with all skills once he/she completes his/her graduation so that they are industry employable,” he shared.
KTR said that the government would make Hyderabad into a wi-fi city and it will and shall remain a cosmopolitan city. Speaking to media he said that the government would strengthen engineering colleges in the State. He felt that if colleges tie up with industries in the State, it would benefit students. KTR said that plans are on to make Hyderabad into an education hub.
Osmania University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. S Satyanarayana, and secretary Sultan Ul- Uloom Education Society, Zafeer Javeed also spoke on the occasion.
Of 800 students, 612 students have graduated from the college. KTR congratulated students and awarded degrees to them. An alumnus of university Musharraf Ali Faroqui who stood 80th in Civils examination was awarded with gold medal on the occasion.