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Training on smart city mission at ADBU

In a move to empower northeastern manpower with Internet of Things (IoT) Skills to support Digital India and Smart City initiatives Assam Don Bosco University held two-days workshop.
Some 30 faculty members participated at the workshop held in ADBU Azara campus, 26-27 May.

Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a mission to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. Guwahati city is one of 20 cities chosen for the project.

“This workshop is organized to train the faculty members of our School of Technology, as well as faculty members from neighbouring institutes and post graduate scholars,” said Workshop Organizing Team member Asst. Prof. Vijay Prasad.

Head of Department, Computer Science Engineering Asst Prof Jayanta Yumnam added, “The workshop aimed to Introduce the concept of IoT Landscape and give deep and inside knowledge about IoT with industrial application to build up each participant’s overall understanding of this important area.”

The workshop was conducted by resource persons from Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) Pune and Silchar.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

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Former HoD, Dept of Mass Communications at Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati, C.M. Paul was editor of The Herald weekly in Kolkata and director of Don Bosco International News Agency (ANS) based in Rome. He has MA degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from FORDHAM University, New York.

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