Tech major IBM India and NITI Aayog on Wednesday announced an internship programme for the top performing under-18 students selected by the ATAL Innovation Mission, a flagship programme of the government to promote entrepreneurship and innovation.
The students will be trained in areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, Cloud computing, Blockchain and critical workplace skills.
R Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission said that IBM's resources will enable the students with new-age capabilities and impart valuable problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurial skills to create the job creators of the future.
Select teachers will also be trained by IBM volunteers and mentors as part of the programme.
(With inputs from agencies.)