‘AI for India’ Campaign Launched to Skill, Reskill and Upskill 2.5M Indian Students

Article By : The Data Tech Labs Inc.

The AI for India aims to evaluate, train, practice, provide internship, allocate projects, certify, and employ 2.5 million Indian citizens.

The Data Tech Labs Inc. has launched a campaign “AI for India” with the aim of making India the global digital talent hub and the “AI Capital of the World”. Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan launched the campaign—which is powered by AWS and supported by Ministry of Education (GOI) and AICTE—early this month in Delhi. AI for India aims to evaluate, train, practice, provide internship, allocate projects, certify, and employ, 2.5 million Indian citizens.

“The AI for India Initiative is trying to bridge the gap between the supply and demand matrix in worldwide tech talent, with Indian students. We are changing our educational policies to skill and upskill students to make them future-ready,” said Chandrashekhar Budha, CCO AICTE while presenting the AI for India presentation. “AI for India will guarantee 20+ Lakhs internship, 50k+ Industries and 36K+institutions for digital India. AI for India will empower the 21st Century generation in Arts, Commerce, Science, Architecture, Engineering, and other streams with digital education for employability and entrepreneurship.”

“This initiative by DataTech is an appreciable one! To give to the society in a form that builds a stronger future for the young generation, helps in building the economy and ensures India comes in the limelight as a pool of talent needs support and recognition from each one,” said Anil Shahatrbudhe, Chairman, AICTE.

The Data Tech Labs CEO Dr. Amit Andre said, “The DataTech Labs’ is extremely privileged envisaging this campaign and contributing in skilling, building our Nation. AI for India initiative welcomes the age of blended workforce, in which intelligent technologies and humans collaborate to drive business success and the Indian economy.”

AI for India is divided into five events:

  1. National Future Engineering Scholarship Examination: Aimed for AI adoption from class 8th to 12th Students, Undergraduate/post graduate Students and Individuals wanting to Upskill on emerging technologies.

  2. All India Skill to Scale Avenue: This is for every student unconditionally who have passed out in pandemic years and have gap in skillsets as compared with industry requirements.

  3. AI Ideathon: This is to encourage students and individuals to produce ideas to solve any human centric national issue with the help of AI, Data, Cloud and allied sciences.

  4. All India Data Engineering Quiz Competition: Data is new Oxygen, and we aim to diversify knowledge on data across domains and verticals.

  5. All India Jobathon for Cloud, Data and AI Aspirants: All the participants who participate and complete any one of the above initiatives will be given a chance to appear for 100000 jobs from industries in India.

The AI for India campaign is a part of ABCDEFGHI program of the Government of India to impact and train students in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cybersecurity, data analytics and intelligence, extended reality (XR), electronics, energy solutions, full stack developer, gamification, GitHub, HTML5, human computer interaction, and Internet of Things (IoT), which are abbreviated as “ABCDEFGHI” by the Ministry of Education and AICTE. It is envisioned by the government of India to register more than 1 crore students and get them trained in these emerging areas for three to six months. The students who are pursuing higher education can upgrade themselves in these areas of emerging technologies.


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