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    IIT Roorkee joins hand with Deloitte on Capacity Building Program to achieve high level of AI proficiency

    May31/ 2022

    Roorkee / Dehradun (The Hawk): Celebrating the 175th year of its foundation,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee [https://www.iitr.ac.in/Main/pages/_en_Indian_Institute_of_Technology_Roorkee__en_.html] (IITRoorkee), today announced a strategic collaboration with Deloitte, a leader in AI to deliver rigorous, immersive programs in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) that are designed to build the next generation workforce. This partnership aims to revolutionize the industry-academia relationship that will help in bridging the talent gap and nurture future leaders with a high level of AI proficiency. Under this partnership Deloitte will offer fellowships and work-study program for IIT Roorkee students to work on AI and Advanced Analytics. This collaboration will play a  pivotal role in providing technical manpower and know-how to students on new-age tools and create a roadmap for the future of AI. IIT Roorkee's collaboration with Deloitte is in sync with the Digital India mission of the Government of India, which aims at boosting the AI-enabled technologies in every sector including governance, banking, education and health, etc. The collaboration will focus on a prioritized set of initiatives in the AI space by way of design and deliver AI and machine learning certification courses to educate Deloitte employees. This partnership will also promote AI fluency for aspiring students and the Indian community at large with online learning courses thus enabling digital empowerment of citizens and talent pools. While highlighting the importance of the collaboration with Deloitte, Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, said, “The coming together of IIT Roorkee and Deloitte will create new opportunities for both of ...

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