In an announcement, the Indian Institute of Information Technology – Allahabad (IIIT-A) mentioned that they will be developing e-contents for 18 subjects of Information Technology (IT) for all IT courses in the country. The move has been taken in accordance with the National Knowledge Process programme launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
IIIT A has been assigned with a task of training mentors and developing IT e-learning modules for institutions that provided technical training such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), National Institute of Sciences, etc, by the MHRD. The MHRD had assigned IIIT-A with the task of The purpose behind the move by MHRD was too spread education about information technology in the northern regions of India. IIIT-A Director M.D. Tiwari mentioned that the ministry had released an amount of INR 75 lakhs for the project. Tiwari said that the institute was working towards content generation and connectivity with a provision for access devices for institutes and learners.