The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has joined hands with the Amazon Web Service’s Educate program which will help the students gain cloud computing skills along with the hands-on experience in artificial intelligence. "We are happy to introduce AWS Educate programme to provide AWS Cloud Computing experience and AI-enablement for all our students, irrespective of their branch of study. We look forward to some really innovative solution ideas coming out of this," Director IIT Kharagpur Professor P P Chakrabarti said on Friday.
The AWS educate program from the Amazon is an initiative by the company to provide students and educators with the resources which will help accelerate the cloud related learning and prepare the workforce of tomorrow. “The programme offers a robust set of no-cost tools,resources and AWSPromotional Credits for students and educators to boost their cloud skillsand experience,”an official statement said.
"AWS Educate is designed to impart skill to students with the latest advancements in cloud computing technology and provide them with an environment to experiment on AWS Cloud,without making them worried about cost or access challenges," the statement quoted Amazon Internet Services Private Limited,president, Rahul Sharma as saying.
"We are pleased to work with IIT Kharagpur in their journey of higher learning, and to help them nurture new talent for a cloud-ready workforce," he was quoted in the statement.
As a part of the program, students of IIT-KGP will get access to 12 Cloud career pathways which are in high demand by the employers around the globe. Some of them are machine learning, cyber security, and software development etc.
Upon completion, learners will receive an AWS Educate Certificate of Completion.