Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has virtually inaugurated the Centre for Research and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence set up at the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) on Wednesday morning. He also inaugurated the first Academic Building of the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgical Engineering, High-Performance Computing Centre and High-Resolution Electron Microscopy Facility.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister said the Centre for Research and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA is the best example of international Cooperation. The University has an agreement with Honeywell Technology Solutions for setting up the lab. The Minister has asked the students and researchers to carry out cutting edge research in advanced technologies to ensure Atmanirbhar Bharat in various domines and optimum investments in strategic areas of technology. He further said the IIT-H is one of the institutions that leverage on the initiatives taken by the government in this direction.