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E-Content for Skill Development

May 4, 2013 –

Project PI:

Rao R. Bhavani

Project Co-PI:

Ajay Balakrishnan

Funding Agency:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham


Project Summary:

The project started with a grant from Ministry of Human Resource and Development (Govt. of India) to develop two vocational training courses and a haptic simulator for skill training. As one of the pillars of the National Mission on Education using ICT, this project since has been expanded to form a national level consortium to participate in the development of over 300 courses and simulators for various trades by 2017. AMMACHI Labs has developed an end to end training model from curriculum development to full training courses including simulator software and hardware design for deploying vocational educational courses to the masses. The project spreads over several thrust areas including TEL, serious games, haptics, motor skill learning, HCI, instructional design and vocational pedagogy.

Some of the sectors which our courses target include: construction, manufacturing, health care, garments, home decor, agriculture, automotive.

The courses are offered in multiple languages including: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya.

The courses we offer include:

  • Assistant Plumber
  • Fabric Painting
  • Artificial Jewelry Making
  • Soap Making
  • Tailoring
  • Neck-Tie Making
  • Backyard Composting
  • Hair Styling
  • Tiling
  • Two Wheeler Servicing
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Amrita Foundation Course