Tata chief unveils research block
THE HANS INDIA |
Jan 17,2017 , 04:19 AM IST
Hyderabad: Tata Sons Chairman-designate N Chandrasekaran on Monday inaugurated the Kohli Research Block at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H). Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems was launched in July 2015 with CSR funding from TCS Foundation to give a fillip to research and entrepreneurship in the area of Intelligent Systems.
“The Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems will provide an impetus to the advancements in information technology. It will bring academics, students, researchers and professionals together with infrastructure conducive to sophisticated research in Intelligent Systems. Setting up KCIS reinforces TCS’ long-standing commitment to education and research in cutting-edge technologies,” he said.
“The amount of automation that is possible today and will happen in the future is going to be magical and we have one of the unique opportunities in the world and in India to do pioneering research to be best-in-class at the Kohli Research Centre,” he said. F C Kohli, former Deputy Chairman, TCS and Raj Reddy, Chairman, IIIT Hyderabad, were present on the occasion along with other leaders from the academia and industry.
KCIS aims at amplifying research in the broad areas of intelligent systems and it coordinates research among the relevant groups in the institute as well as industrial and academic research groups within the country and abroad, IIIT-H Director P J Narayanan said.