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2007
Friday, 02 October 2009 12:20
In January 24, 2007, the Intec launched Aptech WorldWide training Center in Mongolia. The opening ceremony was attended by officials of Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, The Information and Communications Technology Authority, members of Parliament, representatives of Indian Embassy in Mongolia, representatives of educational institutions, private companies and individuals working in IT sector of Mongolia. The Vice President of Aptech WorldWide, Anuj Kraker attended this opening, flying specially from India to Mongolia. The first batch of 40 students participated in the opening with 10 earlier birds getting special gifts from Board of Aptech

 

For a period from January 8 – February 15, 2007, Ms. Bulgan has participated in the 6-weeks long training of English and IT at Aptech Worldwide Training Center in New Delhi, India and graduated it with the Certificate of attendance.

 

On February 28, 2007, the Intec submitted final report of the “Professional IT Human Resource Training Needs Survey” commissioned by the Center of the International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC) of Japan and contracted to Intec.

 

On February 13, 2007, Intec signed a contract with Atos Consulting Inc., UK as a local subcontractor to implement “Technical Assistance for establishing the enabling environment for Public private partnerships (PPPs) in e-government”. The contact was for 4 months to be completed by June, 2007. The Intec was responsible for working on development of the case studies of PPP in Mongolia general and in e-government in particular.

 

In April, the Intec and MIDAS NGO been engaged by Intelecon Co. Ltd., Canada to conduct survey among herders. Actual survey took place in May, 2007, when Intec has conducted survey among herders on their telecommunications needs in selected soums of south-eastern part of Mongolia, including Dundgovi, Umnugovi, Dornogovi, Sukhbaatar, Dornod and Khentii aimags. Over 4,000kms were traveled on this trip.

 

As Intec has been engaged by Academy of Education Development (AED) of USA to work as local subcontractor for their Last Mile Initiative (LMI) project from December 2005, the monitoring and evaluation trip has been undertaken to Saikhan soum of Bulgan aimag as one of the pilot sites of LMI project. The outcome of the Monitoring and Evaluation was a recommendation to organize a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project.

 

 

The ribbon cutting for LMI project was organized at Saikhan soum of Bulgan aimag, about 650kms from Ulaanbaatar. The ceremony was attended by Steve Rynecki, project Manager of LMI project from AED, Barry Primm, USAID resident representative, Mr. Ganbold, director of legal department of Communications and Regulatory Commission, Mr. Narmandakh, senior officer of Information and Communications Technology Authority of Mongolia, Mr. Ganbaatar, CEO and Chairman of the Incomnet Co. Ltd.,, the implementing organization of LMI project, Governor of Saikhan soum of Bulgan aimag and other officials from Ulaanbaatar and Saikhan soum. The ceremony was covered in news of National TV and newspapers.

 

As Ms. Ariunaa has been engaged to work as a Monitoring and Evaluation consultant for ADB project., the Monitoring and evaluation activity was conducted in May 30-June 12, 2007. Ms. Ariunaa and Ms. Bulgan traveled to and visited 9 soums schools and 3 aimag center schools in Bayankhongor aimag.

 

As a result of extensive works carried out over the 8 months, the Aptech WorldWide Training Center in Mongolia has been separated in August under separate company, named Item with the purpose of further extending its activities. The training center moved to the new bigger, brighter and more spacious premises at Tushee University.

In December, Ms. Ariunaa has got a certificate of Consulting Engineer issued by the School of Telecommunications and Information Technology of Mongolian University of Science and Technology and Information and Communications Technology Authority.