e-Cygnus eLearning Private Limited is MKCL’s nominated State Lead Center for Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry to liaison, facilitate, implement and monitor MKCL’s programs and software in the region.
Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd (MKCL) is a public limited company established by Government of Maharashtra. Eleven Universities of Maharashtra, have come together to develop world class, globally competitive, flexible and value-based education system responsive to the individual, institutional and social development needs of the people. MKCL’s main strategy is to use appropriately the recent advances and innovative ideas in Information Technology as an equalizer, quality enhancer and accelerator for implementing the transformative agenda in education, governance and empowerment of masses.
MKCL is a techno-social-entrepreneurial initiative for bridging the Digital Divide and resultant Knowledge Divide. Government decided that with the help of this vehicle maximum population of this state should become IT literate and bridge the digital divide. It was also decided that one of the qualifying criteria for any Government job is MS-CIT certification and it was made compulsory for all government employees.