The Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) is all set to impart coding skills to students of government schools in Narayanpet district. TITA is now set to impart coding skills to students of government schools from September 14. The coding classes, to be imparted in association with Telangana State Technology Services (TSTS). Mr Makthala along with district education authorities inspected the arrangements for the ensuing coding classes in Narayanpet on Saturday.
TITA has earlier launched coding classes on pilot basis in Wanaparthy district. Then District Collector Swetha Mohanty and DEO Susheendar Rao extended help for the coding classes. In Narayanpet, two students – one each from class VIII and IX and a teacher from 61 government schools – 183 in all, were chosen. These trained students and teachers will train 30 other students in every school. In all 2013 students will get training in coding skills. Those completing the training successfully will receive a certificate in coding from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) & DIGITHON, said in a release on Sunday.
As part of the coding programme, students will be taught courses like Python, Scratch. Students will be trained in three locations of Makthal, Maddur, Narayanpet mandals in the district. TITA Global President Sundeep Kumar Makthala along with officials from the district education department inspected the arrangements for the programme scheduled to begin from September 14. All Students will be trained on laptops.
Speaking on the occasion, Sundeep Makthala expressed happiness over the coding programme for school students and thanked TSTS for extending support to the coding programme. Coding programme will upskill students of the district. In the coming days, the coding scheme will be extended to more schools, Sundeep Makthal said.