The constituency of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will
soon have India’s first augmented reality education and training institute.
The cost of setting up the institute would be Rs. 130 Crore.
The institute is being established with the tie with Eon Reality, which will
invest two thirds of the total cost of the project.
The institute would allow a different kind of experience to
the students before entering the real-world workspace.
Augmented reality is the next big thing in Internet revolution.
The institute will provide hands on training experience to the students. It
would be more of a virtual manufacturing shop floor.
Central government would rope in one third of the total
Manish Kumar, MD & Chief Executive of National Skill
Development Corporation (NSDC) said that “Eon Reality would do a demo during
the Vibrant Gujrat Summit in Gujrat and then finally come up in Varanasi. This
is the next big thing in learning and practical training space”.
Kumar also said that “Entering the institution will be like
entering a giant machine in virtual space. Each student will be able to unpack
machine part by part and learn through virtual dissection”.
said “Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-BHU) will also join in the project”.