Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India has instituted four Electronics and ICT Academies with one academy at IIITDM Jabalpur with the primary objective preparing manpower for two important missions - ‘Digital India’ and ‘Make in India’. The Academy aims at the design and implementation of scalable training programmes in niche areas of electronics and ICT for the development of required knowledge base, skills and tools to unleash the talent of Indian population. The Academy at IIITDMJ will partner with IIITM Gwalior, MANIT Bhopal, and IIT Indore run high quality specialized courses for faculty, students and unemployed graduates. In addition, the Academy will conduct customized training programmes and research promotion workshops for corporate sector and educational institutions. The Academy is envisioned to become a central hub of activities on training, consultancy work and entrepreneurship programmes.