Microsoft to collaborate with 10 higher educational institutions in India to launch AI Digital Labs according to a report on Zeenews.About 1.5 lakh students in the country will benefit from this collaboration.The higher educational institutions covered under this program includes BITS Pilani, BML Munjal University, ISB, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, KL University, Periyar University, Karunya University, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, SVKM (NMIMS) and Trident Academy of Technology.
These Indian education institutions will be able to get access to Microsoft’s Cloud and Artificial Intelligence(AI) services. Beyond that, there will be developer support as well.
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Faculty of these institutions will attend workshops on cloud computing, data sciences, AI and internet of things. Microsoft believes that the collaboration will help students of these 10 higher educational institutions in achieving project-based and experiential learning.
“As AI becomes mainstream, organisations will require talent with skill sets that are very different from what exists now. Educators and institutions are integral to the skilling revolution taking root in the country,” Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari said.
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