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PVS Speaker inaugurates 33 new short term courses at Punjabi University's Mohali center

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | April 21, 2023 01:55 AM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker S. Kultar Singh Sandhwan, on Thursday, inaugurated 33 new short-term courses at Punjabi University’s Centre at SAS Nagar (Mohali). These courses have been started in collaboration with Sabudh Foundation. Notably, this center has been renamed as 'Punjabi University Center for Emerging and Innovative Technology, Mohali'. In this direction, new courses related to artificial intelligence (AI) and data science have been started.

Addressing the inaugural session, S. Kultar Singh Sandhwan said that with the introduction of such latest courses, a new era has begun in Punjab as these courses are the need of the hour to connect with the technology that has ushered in a new era so all these courses will be useful.

He said, such types of new courses, which are the need of the hour in the new era of technology, will make the youth of Punjab more capable. He said, he will share this initiative of Punjabi University with Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann so that more efficient work can be done in this direction.

Speaking on this occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof. Arvind said that if the Punjabi University wants to become a true competitor of the current times, then such new courses have to be started. We have to start such exclusive type of programs along with the traditional courses, he added.

University's Mohali Center Coordinator Dr. Rekha Bhatia informed that all these 33 courses are of different period ranging from one week to twelve weeks, which include Python programming, data science, machine learning, deep learning, certificate in data, natural language processing, etc. She said that along with students, working professionals and businessman can enroll in these new courses. The content creation of these 33 short-term courses has been done in a partnership by the university faculty and Sabudh Foundation.

Co-Founder of Sabudh Foundation Sarabjot Singh said that he chose Punjab as his workplace unlike of other experts in this field.

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