Tamil Nadu: Artificial intelligence and machine learning to be offered in polytechnic colleges | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The directorate of technical schooling (DOTE) is planning to introduce diploma in synthetic intelligence and knowledge science in polytechnic colleges from subsequent tutorial yr to prepare diploma college students in the rising areas.It additionally plans to supply programs, together with diplomas in mechatronics and car manufacturing, sensible manufacturing, industrial engineering with specialisation in photo voltaic PV, electronics system design and manufacturing, chemical and polymer expertise in accordance to the necessity of the native industrial clusters.In collaboration with Guidance Tamil Nadu, the DOTE has mapped the wants of the assorted industrial clusters throughout the state and designed the brand new programs. For instance, car and manufacturing clusters want abilities in machine learning, knowledge analytics and automation expertise whereas chemical industries want candidates educated in environmental engineering, 3D modelling and simulation. EV manufacturing wants service technicians and individuals for battery testing and working digital interface.”To supply programs in rising areas, we want to arrange totally geared up labs and prepare the school members,” technical schooling commissioner G Laxmi Priya mentioned.For upgrading the polytechnic colleges and coaching the school members, the directorate can also be planning to safe funding from numerous businesses. It plans to get the approval from AICTE for providing these programs from subsequent tutorial yr. The directorate has already launched new programs corresponding to garment expertise, agriculture engineering, logistics expertise from 2022-23 which attracted extra college students.T Nalangilli, president of Ambattur Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association, mentioned programs primarily based on business wants will give job alternatives to diploma holders. “The business is getting upgraded together with the expertise growth. Designing the brand new programs primarily based on business demand is a welcome transfer,” he mentioned.


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