March 6, 2021, New Delhi:
The Policy Times in collaboration with the University of Petroleum And Energy Studies, Dehradun organized a career guidance webinar on “Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Blockchain” as part of the India – Nepal Education Web-Series on Saturday, March 6 from 4.45 pm -6.45 pm (IST).
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5RLvTYMd3w
Dr. Vikash Chadda, International Relationship, UPES laid out the current world scenario with the advent of digital technology and the gradual saturation of digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and the importance of incorporation of these emerging disciplines in the present education model to prepare the young generation.
Dr. Subarna Shakya, Institution of Engineering & Director, IT Innovation Centre, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, pointed out digital technologies at the current time provide the biggest challenges as well as promising opportunities. It is imperative for students on the verge of mapping their future careers to do their own research and have a basic understanding of these things and take up an intensive academic career as well as professional exposure during academic career to have a holistic development feasible for current digital socio-economic fabric.
Mr. Pramod Parajuli, Chief Innovation Officer, Nepal Payment, Nepal, explored AI from an industry point of view as a business in the modern age is redefined as addressing socio-economic problems. Every problem in the current socio-economic framework is mapped by technology and solved by technology. Today’s technology helps to transform visions into reality or business. The need for the time is to assemble the right set of knowledge, skills and cultivate the right attitude to nurture a bright career.
Deepesh Mishra, Senior Data Scientist, Opia labs, India explained the reason AI is in hot demand. The world is in the phase of Industry 4.0 where immense efforts are made to create an automated interface for every communication in business and by large in society.AI is the bridge to create an automated communication interface between human to machine and even machine to machine and take the independent intelligent decision in every situation. In conclusion, technology is a new reality and there is an urgent need for deeper acquaintance between both human and technology to paint a complementing reality.
UPES is an 18-year-old university and scenic Avalon in the Himalayan foothill and an exemplary academic institution with the accreditation of India’s highest statutory bodies like UGC, NAAC to international bodies like QS. This ‘University With A Purpose’ equips their students with 150 multi-disciplinary courses in key areas like energy, petroleum, aerospace, etc.