India’s first digital university opens

The governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammed Khan, has inaugurated the country’s first digital university in the state. Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology was established by upgrading the two-decade old state government’s Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Kerala, reports NDTV.

The university was formed with a vision of creating a futuristic institution of higher learning, aspiring to set a global benchmark in digital technologies and its management, an official statement said.

India’s first digital university will focus on postgraduate programmes and research along with building strong industry-academic and academic-academic linkages with leading institutions in India and abroad. Developed on a 10-acre campus in Technocity, the university will provide education to 12,000 residential scholars on the campus and many technology-linked learners outside. The university seeks to lead the ‘digital transformation initiatives’ announced by the Kerala government in the budget 2021.
Full report on the NDTV site