IIT Madras offers a data science Course on Its Faculty Platform 'PadhAI' at an affordable price. The goal of this program is to ensure that every college student of engineering, science, or commerce in India receives an accessible and foundational understanding of Data Science at a low Priced of Rs 1,000. It will be an online self-paced course that covers from beginners' level of mathematical and programming skills required for a Data Scientist.
"PadhAI" is a start-up to teach artificial intelligence (AI) to students at nominal costs and it offers an affordable hands-on course on 'Deep Learning'. It is launched by The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M).
"With PadhAI, for us, it is Nation first. One primary goal is to ensure that every college student in our country in engineering, science, or commerce disciplines receives an accessible and foundational understanding of data science. This is an essential skill for the future." said Dr. Mitesh Khapra the Co-Founder, One-Fourth Labs, during speaking about their goals behind this initiative.
Dr. Mitesh Khapra also said that "Often data science is taught in isolation and separated from the advanced and more popular topics of machine learning and deep learning. We are working towards bridging this gap with a unified series of courses across these topics."
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