The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Meta have jointly introduced a new programme -- Creators of Metaverse. The programme seeks to focus on preparing India's youth for the immersive technology future.The programme was officially unveiled at the AICTE headquarters in New Delhi on July 28, 2023, representing a significant stride in cultivating a skilled workforce in Extended Reality (XR) technologies. The initiative will be managed by One Million for One Billion (1M1B). The Creators of Metaverseprogramme aims to equip one lakh college students and 20,000 faculty members with crucial knowledge and technical expertise in Augmented Reality (AR) through the innovative Meta Spark platform. The Creators of Metaverse programme, as per an AICTE statement, will provide an immersive learning experience for students to explore the world of AR and unlock their creative potential. This gamified programme, it added, spans over ten days and encompasses a 20-hour curriculum, including instructor-led sessions, group mentoring, and project-based assignments.