MSDE, IBM come together for nationwide Train-the-Trainer program in AI

News:Ministry of Skill Development has signed an agreement with Global IT major IBM for nationwide Train-the-Trainer program in Artificial Intelligence.

Facts:

About the program:

  • As part of the program,trainers will be trained on basic Artificial Intelligence(AI) skills towards using the technology in their day-to-day training activities.
  • The program will be executed over a period of one year under which IBM aims at training 10,000 faculty members from ITIs across the country.
  • IBM will provide the necessary training at seven centres including six National Skills Training Institutes (NSTI) and one Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Pune.
  • Further,the individuals that complete the course will be awarded certification of participation and will be badged by IBM.

Additional information:

Artificial intelligence:

  • Artificial Intelligence is a way of making a computer or a computer controlled robot or software perform human-like tasks.
  • It refers to the ability of machines to perform cognitive tasks like thinking, perceiving, learning, problem solving and decision making.
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