Russian Ministry of Digital Development summed up the results of the connection of socially significant facilities to the Internet in 2020.
Most of the connections, namely about 8,900 were made to medical and obstetric centres. About 8,400 educational institutions and about 3,900 State and local authorities were also connected.
On January 18, Tatarstan Minister of Digitalization of Public Administration, Information Technologies and Communications Ayrat Khayrullin held a regular meeting of the Architectural Council via videoconference, where Council members discussed the development of digital solutions in the construction industry.
International Competence Centre – the Kazan Technical College of Information Technologies and Communications starts submitting of applications for a free course "Cyberhygiene and work with big data" in the children's creativity centre "IT-Cube". Students aged 13 - 17 years can join the training. Everyone can submit applications on the Centre’s website in the “IT-Cube” section - https://www.mck-ktits.ru/it.cube/index.html.
Starting from February, Kazan offices of the Multifunctional Centers (MFC) of the republic will not operate once a month due to the training of employees on legislative innovations.
The Russian Foundation for Information Technology Development (RFRIT), one of the operators of support measures under the national project «Digital Economy», summed up the results of the contest for grants for the implementation of domestic digital solutions. Three IT companies from Tatarstan are among the winners of 2020.
Innopolis University launched a 24-hour free course on artificial intelligence “AI from scratch” under the educational project “Artificial Intelligence: A Quick Start from Scratch”. The course is taught in English with Russian subtitles. You can enroll at the course by the following link - https://stepik.org/course/87182/promo#toc.
The results of the 6th All-Russian contest of personal achievements of pensioners in computer literacy «Thank you to the Internet - 2020» were summed up. For the fifth year in a row, Tatarstan was named the most active region-participant of the contest.
Children’s IT-creativity centre «IT-cube» at International Competence Centre – the Kazan Technical College of Information Technologies and Communications announces the start of the application campaign for free IT-education of children aged from 6 to 18. You can enroll on the link.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree declaring the upcoming 2021 the Year of Science and Technology.
Educational support centre at the Russian University Innopolis will continue to operate until 2024.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin siged a decree of the Federal Government on the allocation of a federal subsidy of 6.4 billion roubles for financing of the centre.