Hexagon opens India’s First Artificial Intelligence Community Center “HexArt Institute”
Hexagon Capability Center India (HCCI) in partnership with NASSCOM has launched India’s first Artificial Intelligence Community Center “HexArt Institute” in Hyderabad. The institute was inaugurated by Jayesh Ranjan, IT and EC, Secretary, Government of Telangana.
HexArt aims to democratize AI knowledge cum skill to the citizens and to provide free education on AI to the community. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure, IT hardware and software and a well-designed curriculum. It has capacity to cover more than 350 students every year across multiple batches. It has fundamental and advanced level courses designed for students from Class 8 to Class 12 and senior engineering graduates respectively. NASSCOM Foundation, the CSR partner for this endeavor, brought in their expertise in setting up learning centres. They also onboarded Li2 Technologies as implementation partners to design and execute the courses along with administrative responsibilities.
The courses and certification programs of the institute have been comprehensively designed by industry professionals to encourage students to engage in self-learning, innovations, and inventions. The 2,000 sq ft, air-conditioned and fully equipped facility at Mehdipatnam is now open to residents of Hyderabad and the State of Telangana.
The total cost of this establishment is INR 64 Lakhs and with further plans to invest INR 30 Lakhs YoY to manage the AI community center.