NIC, CBSE to launch CollabCAD software to provide engineering solutions to students


New Delhi: NIC and CBSE will launch CollabCAD Software on January 14 to provide total engineering solutions for students and Faculty of Engineering Graphics Curriculum.

This is being launched jointly by National Informatics Centre (NIC), MeitY along with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Ministry of Education.

National Informatics Centre (NIC), CBSE, and Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog will also jointly release a comprehensive e-book on CollabCAD 3D modelling.

This e-book 1.0 is ready for public release through the CollabCAD portal and will guide CAD students, beginners and professionals in understanding and using CollabCAD Software.

This initiative aims to provide a great platform to students across the country to create and modify 3D digital designs with a free flow of creativity and imagination. This software would also enable students to collaborate over designs across the network and concurrently access the same design data for storage and visualization.

CBSE under the leadership of Chairman, Manoj Ahuja, will introduce CollabCAD Software for Engineering Graphics (Subject Code 046) at the Senior School Level for Class XI and XII.

Students from nearly 140 schools across the country and the schools in the Middle East (affiliated with CBSE, New Delhi) will have access to this software which can be used for practical projects and understanding concepts of Engineering Graphics.

NIC and CBSE will be signing an MOU for ‘CollabCAD Software Support and Training for Students and Faculty of Engineering Graphics in CBSE affiliated Schools’ for a period of 10 years in the august presence of Ajay Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.

This MOU aims to develop human resources and skills around CollabCAD software and popularize CollabCAD among the students and faculty.

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