DNGC faculty members trained on ICT, e-waste

ITANAGAR, Feb 17: Twenty-five faculty members of Dera Natung Government College (DNGC) were trained on information and communication technology (ICT) and e-waste management from 1 to 16 February at the college here.
The training was sponsored by the DoNER ministry and organized by the National Institute of Electronic and Information Technology (NIELIT) based in Itanagar.
During the fortnight long training, the faculty members were trained on a series of ICT programmes, including MS Word, PowerPoint, net banking, GST, smart classroom, etc.
A session on e-waste management was conducted on the last day of the training. Numerous trainers from different subjects and areas were deployed by the NIELIT to train the participants.
Addressing the valedictory function as the chief guest, Education Secretary Dr Madhu Rani Teotia advised the trainees to make the best use of the knowledge acquired from the training. She exhorted the faculty members to be sincere and seek to become role models for the students and the youth.
NIELIT Director N Devachandra Singh informed that the DoNER ministry has sponsored the project of imparting training on ICT to at least 3000 employees in Arunachal Pradesh for a period of three years.
The NIELITs’ training coordinator Gorden N also spoke.
“The central and the state governments nominate employees for undergoing training in batches to ensure digital enabling in offices and workplaces, as well as in the daily life of an individual,” informed DNGC Principal Dr NT Rikam.
He expressed hope that more such programmes would be conducted in the future.
Drawing the attention of the education secretary, the principal reminded her of the long pending demand for starting post-graduate courses in the college; providing security services in the campus; fund for college boundary wall; repair of library and auditorium, etc.
The education secretary assured to address the issues “as admissible,” Dr Rikam informed in a release.
Earlier, Dr Teotia planted a sapling in the NCC garden and inspected the campus.