Information and Communication Technology Research Centre (ICTRC) under Department of Research and Innovation, Ministry of Education was first setup with a vision to produce IT manpower ready to take on challenges of ever changing demands of IT industries and conducting industrial needed research to achieve greater economic and social impact on the whole nation. Under ICTRC, India-Myanmar Center for Enhancement of Information Technology Skills (IMCEITS) is being run by the government in cooperation with India and Information and Communication Technology Training Institute (ICTTI) is being run in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). These two training institutes provide advanced courses to develop ICT engineers to get employment opportunities with ICT skills.
ICTTI was established on December 2006 as a joint effort between University of Computer Studies, Yangon (UCSY) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at UCSY (Hlaing Campus).
IMCEITS was established on 16th October, 2008 as a joint effort between Government of India and Government of Myanmar to technologically empower by means of IT education.