Rajeev Chandrasekhar Launches Portal For AICTE’s ATAL Academy & Bharat Tech Foundation

The Minister of State for Electronics & IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrasekhar's portal launched for redesigned Faculty Development Programmes

The Minister of State for Electronics & IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar today launched the portal for AICTE’s Training and Learning Academy (ATAL Academy) for redesigned Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) for the session 2022-23 and Bharat Tech Foundation. 

Considering futuristic skill sets such as complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, people management, teamwork and collaboration, emotional intelligence, judgement and decision-making, service orientation, negotiation, project management and cognitive flexibility, AICTE’s ATAL Academy has redesigned comprehensive and rigorous two weeks experiential ATAL FDPs/ Continuous Professional Development Programmes (CPDP). 

Bharat Tech Foundation is a platform developed with the objective to emphatically influence the social transformation of India by bringing together Indian engineers across the globe, through knowledge transfer and dissemination of technology, with the belief to achieve the dream of a self-reliant Bharat. 

During the event Minister Chandrasekhar awarded Prof. Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, and Prof. TG Sitaram, Director, IIT, Guwahati with honourary membership of Bharat Tech Foundation. The keynote address was delivered by Sridhar Vembu, CEO of ZOHO, and President of Bharat Tech Foundation. Chandrasekhar announced that Narayanan R will be the Director General of Bharat Tech Foundation. A. Jayakumar former Secretary General of VIBHA presented the vision and mission of Bharat Tech Foundation.

ATAL Academy collaborated and invited experts from various leading corporates such as armIndia, Cadence Design Systems, Adobe, Ford Motors, Google, Amazon, Metaverse, Tata Energy, LinkedIn, TCS, Wipro, Infosys, etc. and launched ‘TechSaksham’ program with Microsoft and SAP. ATAL Academy has been recognised and conferred awards by the World Book of Records– London, Asia.

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