Project Drona

Project Drona – A faculty immersive learning program for the IT industry needs

On the befitting occasion of Teachers’ Day, HYSEA launched “Project Drona” in collaboration with TASK, a faculty immersive learning program, powered by the Infosys Springboard platform. It was launched on Teacher’s Day with an aspiration to produce best-in-class faculty. The program is led by practicing industry experts from HYSEA member companies who will mentor the faculty in emerging technology skills and industry-centric approaches.   

“Project Drona” received a special award for skill training / Industry – academia interface / Faculty Development initiatives by Govt of Telangana, Collegiate and Technical Education Department.


Project Drona an experiential learning program; aspires to produce best-in-class faculty. 

“By mentoring faculty to be industry equipped, empowered, and infused with emerging technology skills & industry-centric approaches “

Faculty in due course teaches the student community to match the skill requirements of the IT industry. 


Empower the Faculty in the state of Telangana in teaching Computer Science, IT, and related subjects with the most in-demand modern-day technology needs of the IT industry.


Reach and enrich at least 500+ faculty members across 250+ colleges in the state by July 2023. The program is designed to scale to 4x faculty and 4x colleges as it unfolds. 

Enabling Partners

TASK, strategic academia connect partner with its ability to reach across the length & breadth of institutions in the state of Telangana

Infosys Springboard, content partner. The program is designed leveraging Infosys’s flagship Springboard platform that makes it an always-on, self-consumable, DIY, and cloud-deployed platform with best-in-class content 

HYSEA, Mentor support by SME member company experts acting as Mentors  

Program Chair

Sairam Vedam, Chief Marketing Officer, Cigniti Technologies, HYSEA Managing Committee member

Other Mentors include industry emerging technology & program management practice, experts. 

What’s in it for the Faculty?

  • What’s in it for the Faculty? 
  • Get hands on with what Industry needs
  • Emerging Technology – hands-on ability to code
  • Business Sense & Customer Centricity 
  • Program Management with focus on Professional Skills Development
  • Exposure to nuances of IT industry 

Emerging Technology Tracks

The following are the three identified tracks of intervention and enablement that are being offered to the faculty members. 

  • Full stack development – Spring & Angular or Spring & React – 8 weeks
  • AI & ML – 8 weeks
  • Digital transformation with at least one industry/vertical use case – 4 weeks
Duration: Min 4 weeks – Max 12 weeks


Faculty in the state of Telangana teaching Computer Science, IT or related subjects in Engineering, BCA, MCA, B.Sc, and Polytechnic institutions. 

What is the program execution plan?

  • Faculty enrolls in a technology track. 
  • Learn the concepts in an online mode. A pool of faculty for each track will be available at stipulated hours (schedule will be given to students) for doubt clarification. 
  • Applies the concepts in a capstone project. 
  • The faculty makes a presentation of the capstone. 
  • Mentoring by industry emerging technology practicing experts who evaluate the capstone & offer feedback.
Course WorkCertification Eligibility
 12 weeks of Course workHYSEA Certified Faculty Member 
Faculty Immersive experience in IT Industry

8 weeks of Course workHYSEA Certified Faculty Member 
“HYSEA Certified Faculty in Full Stack Angular or  React or AI&ML or Digital Transformation”

1st Cohort Commencement: October, 2nd, 2022. If you missed an opportunity to register for October 2nd, please register here for the next cohort here. We will write to you when the next cohort commences. 

 Your learning begins here! (log in here to access learning material on the Infosys Springboard platform)

For further information on Project Drona, feel free to contact For any queries on the Infosys Springboard platform, reach out to In case you are unable to get a response within 2 working days, please write to

Orinetation Session for Registered Faculty:
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