Samsung Strengthens Commitment to Nepal

KATHMANDU

 Youth will be provided real job skills and in-demand tech skills that will improve their digital literacy, learning abilities, creativity and employability.

Samsung, one of the world’s leading consumer electronics and smartphones brands, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering to train youth in Nepal on future tech skills such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Coding & Programming and Internet of Things as part of its global CSR initiative Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC).

The new training initiative will contribute to the development of a strong technology and innovation ecosystem in Nepal. As part of the Samsung Innovation Campus initiative, youth will be provided real job skills and in-demand tech skills that will improve their digital literacy, learning abilities, creativity and employability.

The MoU was exchanged by Mr. Ken Kang, SWA Regional President & CEO, Samsung Electronics and Dr. Shashidhar Ram Joshi, Professor & Dean, Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering in the presence of Samsung Electronics Global President & Chief Financial Officer, Mr HK Park.

“We are honoured to partner with an institution as distinguished as Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering. With the Samsung Innovation Campus initiative, we will enhance the technological skills of Nepalese youth in preparation for their entry into the workforce, training them in tech skills that are in high demand among businesses and have a vast future potential,” said Mr. Ken Kang, SWA Regional President & CEO, Samsung Electronics.

The courses that are part of the Samsung Innovation Campus initiative – Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Coding & Programming and Internet of Things – will be taught at the Institute of Engineering. To be selected for the courses, students must have knowledge of algorithm