This initiative will allow individuals to learn, get familiarized with AI-enabled technologies and practice AI tools in order to get a deeper understanding of the technology, said the IT services industry body Nasscom.
With an aim to enhance AI readiness among, Nasscom in partnership with Meity, today launched an on-demand courseware on Artificial Intelligence.
The Foundational AI course from SkillUp Online, is aligned to the industry’s recommended Foundation AI curriculum (retail price Rs 6800) free for everyone till May 15, 2020.
The Big Data Analytics course from Digital Vidya, aligned to the industry’s recommended Foundation BDA curriculum will also be soon made available free of cost (retail price Rs 5000).
The campaign to upgrade the skills of the workforce has been launched under the Nasscom FutureSkills initiative which has curated deep learning programs for their partner ecosystem that will be available for free on the Nasscom website for all users.
“COVID -19 has thrown unprecedented challenges for the world and industries alike. While we continue to fight these challenges as a nation, it’s important to use this opportunity to upgrade our skills, in order to remain industry relevant and future ready. This campaign will urge IT professionals, students and everybody else interested in technology to enhance their understanding of emerging tech”, said, Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Nasscom also plans to provide learning modules on other technologies like Big Data, IoT, Cybersecurity along with live webinars for participants to create more interactive learning on these themes.