Samsung Partners IIT Kharagpur for ‘Samsung Digital Academy’

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The academy will train students on Internet of Things (IoT) through Tizen-based operating systems helping them learn industry-relevant skills

KHARAGPUR, India – October 9, 2017:– Samsung India today signed a MoU with IIT Kharagpur to set up Samsung Digital Academy at the institutes’ campus, thereby strengthening its commitment towards the government’s Skill India mission and also bolstering the Digital India initiative.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, would host the Samsung Innovation Lab and will train students on the Internet of Things (IoT) through Tizen-based operating systems helping them learn industry-relevant skills and making them job-ready. Tizen is the operating system that is used by Samsung in its mobile phones, televisions, refrigerators and many other smart home appliances.

Samsung Digital Academy is the Company’s corporate social initiative that aims to bridge