TITA to play key role in ‘Telangana Year of AI 2020’

TITA to play key role in ‘Telangana Year of AI 2020’

Hyderabad, Jan.2 (NSS): Industry body Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) will conduct a series of events that will aim at fostering skills in the artificial intelligence arena. This will be under the partnership with Telangana Government.

On Thursday, IT Minister KT Rama Rao has formally announced that 2020 will be Year of Artificial Intelligence for Telangana. The campaign, which highlights the growing importance of artificial intelligence, will carry out a host of events during the year. At the launch, the Minister unveiled the logo, website and calendar for the year.

As part of this, TITA will undertake a key event every month. As part of this, it will also offer a three-month Digithon Certified AI/ML programme. It will also hold an artificial intelligence industry focus and ideation event every two months. The industry body also plans to organised industry tours to companies working on artificial intelligence. There are plans to launch Robothon 1.0 in February and Robothon 2.0 in October. It will organise an artificial intelligence in-plant training (IPT) and internship in April May and June in Phase I and in October, November and December months for the Phase II. Among others, plans are afoot to conduct AI Agri Hackathon twice in the year. Those interested to take part in the events can mail totelanganait@gmail.com or call at +91 8123123434 for further details.

The launch event turned out into technology showcase platform as KTR launched the AI Year with voice commands that were based on speech-based AI presentation, natural language processing technology solutions. TITA members Vinay Kumar and M Pavani, along with artificial intelligence expert Srinivas Pilli and Technical Partner Winks have worked on the solutions. The minister also launched the logo for Robothon 1.0 that will be held in February.

TITA members Rana Pratap, Ashwin, Naveen Chinthala, Sowmya, Chinthalagattu Vivek, Naresh Munipalli participated.

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