Programme 'Chetana' to nurture and mentor girl students and acquaint them with technology.

news Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 08:36

Karnataka government has joined hands with Samsung and Infosys to develop a programme 'Chetana' to nurture and mentor girl students and acquaint them with technology.

The programme is targeted at girl students who have topped in SSLC exam (Class X) from government schools, a state government release on Monday said.

It is proposed to organise a five-day residential camp with variety of activities that would ignite their interest in technology, the release said.

The programme will be conducted under the aegis of the Department of Information technology, Biotechnology and Science and Technology.

Samsung is distributing laptops to the 'Chetana-Scholars' as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.

During this year, 356 girls who have topped in 2015 are being invited to the residential workshop conducted by the department at Infosys Mysuru campus.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is likely to launch the programme on April 28 at Infosys campus.

 

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