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 2417 students and 210 faculties in the engineering colleges in Coimbatore. There are 1533 students and 85 faculties certified on IBM technologies in the city. IBM has already established Centres of Excellence in Karpagam College of Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology.