All-Girls Batch of Students of ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’ in Visakhapatnam Graduate with Certificates in AI & Big Data

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  • 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

VISAKHAPATNAM: Samsung India’s flagship CSR program Samsung Innovation Campus concluded the AI and Big Data courses for its first all-girls batch of 153 students in Vishakhapatnam, reiterating Samsung’s commitment to being a strong partner of India and working alongside the Government in its mission to empower the country’s youth and #PoweringDigitalIndia.

The students, who were mentored and trained at Dr. Lankapalli Bullaya College, Vishakhapatnam, were presented with certificates of completion at a felicitation ceremony held on Thursday.

An all-girls batch of 153 students, of which 75 have been trained in AI and 78 in Big Data, were felicitated by officials from Dr. Lankapalli Bullaya College, Samsung, and ESSCI.

Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI), which is a National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) approved entity, is executing the program through its nationwide network of approved training and education partners.

Our global citizenship initiative, Samsung Innovation Campus, is in alignment with India’s development agenda. 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,” said Mr. Hyun Kim, Corporate Vice President, Samsung Southwest Asia.

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 course of 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 among 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.

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