Microsoft India on Wednesday declared to set up Artificial Intelligence (AI) labs in 10 colleges and train five lakhs youths the nation over and organisation would likewise upskill 10000 developers in developing technology areas.
Microsoft said 700 associations incorporating government bodies in the nation are utilizing its AI solutions now and almost 60% of them are extensive undertakings.
“We believe AI will enable Indian businesses and more for India’s progress, especially in education, skilling, healthcare and agriculture. Microsoft also believes that it is imperative to build higher awareness and capabilities on security, privacy, trust, and accountability. The power of AI is just beginning to be realized and can be a game-changer for India” said Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India.
Microsoft India is working together with NITI Aayog to expand AI and data science abilities among the young in India.
This activity will permit the product organisation to utilise AI for the advancement and adoption of local language processing by instructing a workforce through education.
Microsoft in December reported a three-year Intelligent Cloud Hub Program, which will prepare, examine and advanced education organizations with AI infrastructure, construct educational modules and help both staff and students to assemble their aptitudes and skill in distributed computing, information sciences, AI and IoT.
India is one of the main nations to have such a program in which Microsoft will bolster chosen foundations that have the best-in-class infrastructure, educational programs and content, on location preparing for the faculty and students, access for taking an interest students to Cloud and AI administrations, developmental devices and developer bolster.
In April 2018, the organization reported the Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) for people in general.
This program is helping in furnishing job-ready aptitudes alongside true involvement of engineers just as other people who plan on enhancing their abilities in AI and data science, utilizing a progression of online courses.