IBM resources for academia
IBM's Project Praviin program is launched to better educate millions of students for a more skilled and competitive IT workforce. The program offers a broad range of resources and support to students, faculty and institutions, aiming to provide skills in open standards, critical in a fast-paced and ever-changing IT industry. This program has already trained 5227 students and 316 faculties in the engineering colleges in Chennai. There are 3288 students and 151 faculties certified on IBM technologies in the city. IBM has already established Centres of Excellence in Chennai at MGR University, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, RMD Engineering College, RMK Engineering College, Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering.