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Tata Trusts joins MIT, TISS for upskilling students

The initiative, Connected Learning Initiative will offer access to interactive and hands-on learning experiences to advance their knowledge and skills, said a statement.

Tata Trusts, headed by Ratan Tata, has tied up with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to upskill rural secondary school students in four states using digital interactive tools.

The initiative, Connected Learning Initiative will offer access to interactive and hands-on learning experiences to advance their knowledge and skills, said a statement. The programme will be carried out in over 1,000 schools in Mizoram, Telangana, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and benefit an estimated 1.65 lakh students in classes 8 to 11 and 4,400 teachers till FY 2019.