AmritaCREATE, Amrita University organized a two-day training programme on OLabs in Uttar Pradesh on July 16th and 18th, 2016. More than two hundred and forty teachers participated in these two training programmes. Rathnam Chenthamarakshan represented AmritaCREATE.
On the first day, the programme was conducted at Jaypee Public School,G-Block, Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida. The venue of the programme on the second day was at Delhi Public School, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Rajendra Singh, Scientist, DRDO, New Delhi inaugurated the function. A hands-on session on OLabs was organized as part of the training programme.
The event got wide print media coverage in Amar Ujala, Navbharat Times, Hindustan and Dainik Jagran, which are the leading regional newspapers in Uttar Pradesh. The following quotes show the enthusiasm of the participants.
"Excellent initiative taken by our Government of India through Amrita University with support of MHRD" - Dr. Rajendra Singh, Scientist, DRDO, New Delhi.
"It is a wonderful initiative by MHRD and well conceptualized by Amrita University. It is a wonderful tool which will definitely help millions of students and teachers from far flung areas across India" - Dharmendra Goyal, Principal, Delhi Public School, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad.