IIT Madras startup and AICTE will upskill 10 lakh Indians in coding in a day. They intention for the world report.
New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras-incubated startup GUVI is collaborating with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to upskill 10 lakh Indians in coding by a one-day free workshop, a press release from the institute mentioned. The occasion will likely be held on April 24 and registration for it has already begun
It has been designed for college students in addition to data expertise (IT) and non-IT professionals. In reality, anybody within the age group of eight to 80 years with an curiosity in coding is eligible. GUVI got here up in 2014 and gives a number of programs by way of the IIT Madras Digital Skills Academy.
Largest coding workshop on-line
With ‘AI-For-India 1.0’, AICTE and the IIT Madras start-up are hoping to set the world report for the most important coding workshop carried out on-line, the assertion additional mentioned.
“We have come up with an initiative along with GUVI that got selected for NEAT (National Education Alliance for Technology) to upskill 10 lakh students in Artificial Intelligence. Our collaboration will surely set a World Record”, mentioned Buddha Chandrasekhar, chief coordinating officer, AICTE, ministry of training.
“The world experiences different revolutions. Currently, we are on the brink of the coding or AI revolution. You do not need to be a developer but you need to understand what is happening. You need to be well-informed on what your data means to you and what it means to others so you can make informed decisions without depending on the opinion of others”, mentioned Arun Prakash, founder and chief working officer, GUVI.
The workshop by trade specialists will train contributors to develop face-recognition purposes utilizing Python.
All the contributors may even achieve free entry to GUVI’s Python course. This will assist them perceive the ideas of the Python programming language.
Further, world report occasion participation certificates and limitless entry to ‘CodeKata,’ a Coding skill-building platform, will likely be provided to all of the contributors.