College signs MoU

Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: St. Joseph’s College and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby the latter would provide the former with the full gamut of telecom services, including basic telephony, mobile telephony, broadband package, Internet services and VSAT services on most preferred client basis. The College will hire these services from BSNL on most preferred vendor (service provider) basis.

As per the MoU of one-year validity, BSNL will invite students and faculty for industrial visits free of cost, and impart them training on the basics of telecommunications in the area of switching, transmission and external plant. Students will be given first hand information about various types of services and equipment available in BSNL. The BSNL has agreed to conduct regular specialised training courses to the students on payment. The MoU can be renewed three months before termination.

The BSNL Principal General Manager, Tiruchi, A. Balraj, exchanged the MoU document with the College Principal Rev. Fr. R. Rajarathinam on Wednesday.

According to Mr. Balraj, the BSNL, Tiruchi, has entered into MoU with 23 Colleges. Fr. Rajarathinam said that the College is the first Arts and Science College in the country to sign a MoU with BSNL.

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