First Batch of Students of ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’ in Bengaluru Graduate with Certificates in AI and Coding & Programming; Flagship CSR Program Aims to Make Students Job-Ready with Future Tech Skills
As part of the Samsung Innovation Campus program, a total of 3,000 students will be imparted skills in AI, IoT, Big Data, and Coding & Programming in 8 cities across India in 2023
First batch of Coding & Programming course in Bengaluru culminated with a Hackathon
Samsung India’s flagship CSR program Samsung Innovation Campus concluded the AI and Coding & Programming courses for its first batch of 196 students in Bengaluru, reiterating Samsung’s commitment to being India’s strong partnerships and working alongside the Government in its mission to empower the country’s youth and #PoweringDigitalIndia.
The students who were mentored and trained at Government Women’s Polytechnic College, Ramanagara, Government Polytechnic College, Channapatna and Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic College, Bangalore were granted certificates of course completion at a felicitation ceremony. The students were felicitated by officials from Samsung and ESSCI, which is executing the program through its nationwide network of approved training and education partners.
The problem statements included topics such as developing a chatbot for e-governance support, an app based identifier for counterfeit currency detection to combat the issue of inflationary trends, development of an AIOT based cloud system to identify parking spots to avoid congestion, a shared platform with multi-lingual setting to enable education imparting in regional languages and healthcare data storage and security.
Mr. Hyun Kim, Corporate Vice President, Samsung Southwest Asia, said, “At Samsung, we believe in giving back to the community and contributing to the development of the country. Through this initiative, we want to empower the youth and create opportunities for them in future tech domains, further boosting India’s growth story and strengthening our commitment to Powering Digital India.”
Samsung India launched its Samsung Innovation Campus program at eight campuses across the country with the aim of upskilling 3,000 less-privileged youth in future tech domains such as AI, IoT, Big Data, and Coding & Programming and helping them get relevant job placements.
Samsung Innovation Campus aims to upskill youth aged 18-25 years in future technologies and enhance their employability. These are key technology skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
During the program, participants receive instructor-led classroom training through approved training and education partners of ESSCI across the country.
Youth enrolled in the program are undergoing classroom training and will complete their hands-on capstone project work in their selected technology areas from Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Big Data, and Coding & Programming. They will also be imparted soft skills training to enhance their employability and provided job placements in relevant organizations.
Those opting for the AI course will undergo 270 hours of theory training and complete 80 hours of project work while those doing the IoT or the Big Data course will undergo 160 hours of training and complete 80 hours of project work. Participants opting for the Coding & Programming course will do 80 hours of training and be part of a Hackathon.