Indo-US Knowledge Initiatives Grant for JNTU-K sanctioned
ndo-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiatives Grant formerly known as Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiatives Grant has been announced by United States-India Educational Foundation.
Kakinada: Indo-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiatives Grant formerly known as Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiatives Grant has been announced by United States-India Educational Foundation.
According to JNTU-K registrar VV Subba Rao, this grant was awarded to JNTU-K and Chicago State University, USA (CSU) for promoting University-Industrial cooperation, creativity, diversity and entrepreneurship in computer science under theme education and educational reforms. Under this programme, an amount of Rs 1,25,00,000 has been sanctioned as grant for the duration of three years.
The main aim is to promote industry-oriented teaching methodologies in the area of computer science, so that the rural population of AP and Afro-American population of Southern Illinois will be ready for corporate employment.
JNTU-K Incubation Centre is working towards this goal by focusing on the students of Andhra Pradesh as global citizens and to enhance their quality of life and employability by providing them exposure in cutting edge technologies such as data analytics, mobility, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cloud computing by establishing the Digital Centre of Excellence in collaboration with Wipro Ltd., Tetrasoft USA, TOOOPLE Singapore, Truzio Technologies, Missouri State University and Chicago State University of USA.
The programme facilitates exchange of faculty and Administrators of the University. Under this grant proposal, JNTU-K vice-chancellor Prof M Ramalinga Raju appointed a two member team with Registrar Prof VV Subba Rao, project director Prof JVR Murthy and they are going to visit University of Chicago and Illinois Institute Technology Incubation Centres during June and July.
The two met the Indian Consulate General officially. They will be discussing various collaborations that align with their priorities at their College of Engineering (a) Research Projects around Health Data Science and Smart Cities in Collaboration with Industry (b) Curriculum Development for Basic Advanced Data Science Courses and (c) Graduate Student Recruitment Strategies at Missouri University Research Labs on 20th & 21st June respectively.
On 22nd June, both Subba Rao and Murthy will meet the Tetrasoft Officials. Further they leave to San Francisco and visit Rich Relevance, Code Hall Companies and will discuss on obtaining the live projects to JNTU-K students in the area of Big Data Analytics.
They also visit New York on 26th June and deliberate with Chubb Insurance, Reddy Labs and other clients for possible collaborations in Data Sciences, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).