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  • Colleges and universities can leverage AI to alleviate many of the technology administrative activities as well as to take over mundane tasks. AI has the potential to deliver a personalized learning path, personalizing the student experience to improve student outcomes with virtual academic advisors and tutors.

    Indian IT giants have been investing over Rs 1,000 crore per year to address the reskilling and upskilling requirements of their employees, given the magnitude of the challenge.

    "The Samsung Innovation Lab at IIT Guwahati will train students on IoT, Embedded Systems, AI and ML, helping them learn industry-relevant skills and making them job-ready," a statement said. Through this partnership with IIT Guwahati, the academy targets to train over 300 students in the next three years on these cutting-edge technologies, it added.

    Xiaomi's arch rival, Madhav Sheth-led Realme, has revealed plans to become a tech-lifestyle company in India next year, with introducing a bouquet of IoT products. Others are following suit too. Xiaomi has already shared how its AIoT (AI+IoT) dual strategy is going to shape its product vision.

    The curriculum at the Samsung Innovation Lab at IIT Guwahati will include Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Systems (ES), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). The students will be trained on these industry-relevant skills in order to make them job-ready. The 14-week long course will be taught through classroom lectures, assignments and lab room sessions, self-study and mini-projects.

    “First we will integrate the new age technology with the age-old method of crop cutting experiments (CCE) used to assess crop losses. Gradually we will replace it,” a senior agriculture department official, who is directly involved in the government’s crop insurance scheme, told ET on condition of anonymity.

    This comes after the company consolidated its presence in the television market in India having grown sales by 281% this year till now. TCL’s up-coming India plant, built at an outlay of Rs 2470 crore, will be fully operational by the third quarter of 2020, said Chen.

    Thriveni Earthmovers Private Limited (Thriveni) operates the NTPC’s flagship Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project (PBCMP) in Jharkhand. Thriveni has awarded Zyfra the contract to implement its Intelligent Mine solution at PBCMP.

    In the pre-disruption era, there were broadly two categories of skills required by industry — a band of specialized industry or domain knowledge, and a wide range of more traditional skills suited to a generalist work profile. This scenario has changed irrevocably. As per a WEF report, generalists have shrunk in demand and this trend will continue.

    Before his death in 1827, Beethoven had left behind a few scribbled notes in his notebook.

    PDPB will serve as a model for ensuring that Indian citizens have autonomy in the digital economy.

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