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CGC Landran becomes zonal partner of project on AI and Deep Learning

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Landran , 17 May 2018

Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has become the zonal partner of project ‘Making Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills mainstream in India’, sanctioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK under the Newton Bhabha Fund. As a zonal partner, CGC Landran will be the lead institution for training faculty members of 10 more institutions from the surrounding region. A five member research group on AI, comprising faculty members of CGC Landran would be trained under this project.Recommended by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), the project seeks to make Deep Learning and AI skills mainstream in India so as to fulfill trilateral needs of entrepreneurship, Industry academia partnership and application-inspired engineering research. The initiative also dovetails with AICTE’s ongoing efforts at reforming and enhancing the quality of technical education in the country as also the skills and employability of students in AICTE approved institutions across the country by developing a Model Curriculum with components of AI and Deep Learning.Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran welcomed AICTE’s progressive initiatives at improving the quality of technical education in the country. They further added, “Associating with this project underlines CGC’s commitment to provide the best learning, research and innovation opportunities to its students and faculty aimed at keeping them updated with the latest trends in technology. Given the potential of AI, which is estimated to generate more than two million jobs by 2025, as predicted in a report by Gartner Research, it is important to bridge the gap between industry and academia so as to cater to the growing demand for industry ready professionals.”


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