KATHMANDU, August 29: Samsung, a leading consumer electronics and smartphones brand, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribhuvan University (TU) Institute of Engineering (IoE) to train youth in Nepal on future tech skills such as artificial intelligence, big data, coding & programming and internet of things as part of its global CSR initiative ‘Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC)’.
According to a statement issued by the company, the MoU was exchanged by Ken Kang, SWA Regional President and CEO, Samsung Electronics and Dr Shashidhar Ram Joshi, Professor and Dean, Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering, in the presence of Samsung Electronics Global President and Chief Financial Officer, HK Park.
“We are honored to partner with an institution as distinguished as Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering. With the Samsung Innovation Campus initiative, we will enhance the technological skills of Nepali youth in preparation for their entry into the workforce, training them in tech skills that are in high demand among businesses and have a vast future potential,” the statement quotes Ken Kang, SWA Regional President & CEO, Samsung Electronics, as saying.
As part of the Samsung Innovation Campus initiative, youth will be provided real job skills and in-demand tech skills that will improve their digital literacy, learning abilities, creativity and employability.