Data science Current Affairs - 2020

World’s first-ever Online B.Sc. Degree in Programming and Data Science launched by IIT Madras

The World’s first-ever Online B.Sc. Degree in Programming and Data Science is prepared and to be offered by the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Madras. The Online Course was launched through a virtual event by the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on 30th June 2020. About the Online Course In three different stages, Read More…

NHAI: First Construction Sector to become digital completely

The National Highway Authority of India became the first construction sector to become digital completely. Highlights The project management workflow of NHAI has been transformed from manual to online portal. The platform Artificial Intelligence and cloud-based big data analytics have been used to bring in the transform. With social distancing being one of the key Read More…

DST develops advanced mapping tool to map nano-mechanical materials

The Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials operating under Department of Science and Technology has developed Nano Blitz 3D. Highlights The Nano Blitz 3D is a tool that is used for mapping nano mechanical properties. The tool shall be used to map nano materials such as multi-phase alloys, multi-layered coatings and composites. Read More…

IIT to set up Data Science Centre at Kanjikode campus

The Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad is to set uo a research centre in data science. The centre being set up at Kanjikode aims at providing a platform of research for artificial intelligence and Data Science Highlights The centre has been named as the Centre for Research and Education in Data Science. The Centre will Read More…

Amazon invests 1.5 billion USD for two Data Centres under Data Centre Policy of Telangana

The E-Commerce Giant Amazon Web Services has planned to invest 1.5 billion USD to set up two data centres in Hyderabad. The private firm will be helped by the Telangana Government under its Data Centre Policy Highlights The private firm Amazon has set a target of 5 billion USD of global investments for the next Read More…