CBSE, Intel India Set Guinness World Records For Most Users To Take Online AI Lessons In 24 Hours
New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) along with Intel India on Wednesday made Guinness World Records for the most users to take an online artificial intelligence (AI) lesson in 24 hours.
The Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ shared the news on Twitter to congratulate the CBSE and Intel. He wrote, “on their commitment to nurturing the right Al-related skill set and mindset among school students.”
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) October 14, 2020
Approximately 13,000 students from class VIII and above were considered for the program from October 13 to 14. The training was part of the ongoing AI For Youth Virtual Symposium organised by Intel and CBSE.
Biswajit Saha, Director, Training, and Skill Education, CBSE said, “I congratulate CBSE and Intel on their commitment to nurturing the right AI-related skill set and mindset among school students under the AI For Youth program, and setting a world-record along the way,” quoted India Today.
“Our collaboration with the CBSE has so far led to several milestones in nurturing AI-readiness in the country, including the roll-out of an AI curriculum for students, setting up focused AI Skills Labs in the country and skilling facilitators across CBSE schools.
“The enthusiastic response to the virtual AI lesson from students across the country that helped set a record with Guinness World Records shows India”s youth is engaged and eager to explore and innovate,” said Shweta Khurana, Director, Global Partnerships and Initiatives at Intel.