On October 21st, a Canada-based company, Q Academy, in collaboration with the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Odisha (ICC), launched a two-month free hands-on training program on Coding, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Language for Class 9th and 10th students of Capital High School, Bhubaneswar, as part of the Mo School programme.
Soumendra Kumar Priyadarshi inaugurated the training program, IPS, Commissioner of Police Bhubaneswar & Cuttack, and Manoj Mishra, Secretary, E & IT; in the presence of well-known hotelier Debashish Pattnaik, President, Alumni Association; Jitendra Nayak, Headmaster, Capital High School; J. B. Pany, Chairman, ICC, Odisha; Prof. Himanshu Panigrahi, Utkal University; Tanvir Qureshi, CEO, Q Academy; Dr. Chidatmika Khatua, Convenor, ICC, Education & Skill; Sivanada Choudhary, Director, Q Academy.
Expressing his immense pleasure, Soumendra Priyadarshi, IPS, Commissioner of Police, said, “It’s a proud moment for us that our Capital High School has been chosen as the first school which is going to impart training on AI and Coding. Thanks to Q Academy for providing the training free of cost, and I’m ensuring all cooperation from the school.” Speaking on the launch programme, Manoj Mishra, Secretary, E & IT, Said, “I am so happy to launch the program. This is the first school in the state where children will learn about Coding, AI, and Machine Language. The government of Odisha has prepared a road map to include AI and ML in high schools very soon. This will create an interest for the children to opt for information technology, especially in AI and ML, at the early ages.”
Speaking regarding the programme, Sivanada Choudhary, Director of Q Academy, said, “This Coding and AI program will not only impart the training on the subject but also ensure that students of the particular school will develop some products based on AI. This will be a holistic approach for the student to increase their analytical skill and help them throughout their career.”
Providing information on this programme, Tanvir Qureshi, CEO of Q Academy, said, “In these two months, we will empower kids with coding skills that will help them enhance their creativity and logical thinking. Learning to code will build kids’ curiosity and develop their skills for the future.”
A total of 25 students will participate in the programme and be trained by faculties from Bangalore and Canada online, and Q academy will provide user manuals.
Q Rangers, a division of Q Academy, Canada, is an online learning platform dedicated to impacting the future by empowering today’s youth through tech education started operation last month in India. Through virtual classes, Q Academy aims to reach more students worldwide. Q Rangers has empowered many students to begin their journey in learning coding through high-quality coding education.