I was at a recent meeting with ICT Academy, Dept. of IT & BT, Govt. of Karnataka. Tanushree, Director – IT & BT and Maulishree who manage this new entity seem very sincere and keen to contribute to building capacity in key technologies for our industry. They have tied up with Microsoft to provide Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) at Ambedkar Institute of Technology for 240 students over two years. I think that this is a very useful to GICs and feel that we should work with NASSCOM & ICT Academy to get other technology leaders – SAP, Cisco, EMC, Google, etc. to provide such certification programs in various engineering colleges in the state.