Skoda and Volkswagen Group India open new technology centre in Pune

Skoda and Volkswagen Group India open new technology centre in Pune -250 new jobs created for the targeted development of local skills -VW and Skoda to invest around 250 million euros in R&D for INDIA 2.0 Skoda India and Volkswagen today opened a new technology centre in Pune, India. At the new Technology Centre, 250 engineers will develop vehicles tailored to the needs of customers in the subcontinent. To ensure maximum market proximity, Skoda aims to achieve radical localisation of 95 percent, meaning that almost all vehicle components will be…

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How to make massive open online courses more effective?

While MOOCs attracts and connects millions of learners from different parts of world, in India there are many private organizations that provide MOOCs for both free and a minimum charge. The government of India in 2014 introduced a platform ‘Swayam’ to make ‘distance learning online education’ accessible to a larger audience, especially the most disadvantaged. The objective of the initiative was to achieve three principles of the education policy, access, equity and quality. The success of MOOCs depends on several factors-self motivation of the individual, internet penetration, infrastructure accessibility, evaluation…

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