On 11 July 2019, Vidya Centre for AI & Research (VCAIR) organised a solemn ceremony to mark the launch of the “Earn While You Learn” project, a Vidya Academy-Datix Analytics (USA) project. The ceremony started at around 3 pm with a welcome speech by Mr Paul Chackola (Head of Training & Placement Dept). Dr Saji C B, Principal, gave the presidential address. The chief guest of the event, Er Nidhin Kadavil, Business and Data Analytics Lead, Datix Analytics, USA, formally launched the project by lighting the traditional lamp.
Mr Nidhin Kadavil gave an overview of the international collaborative projects and interacted with the students by giving insights into all the upcoming opportunities through this venture. Er G Mohanachandran, Executive Director, explained the significance of such initiatives and encouraged the academic community to contribute and get benefited. Dr V N Krishnachandran, Vice Principal, felicitated the gathering and wished the new venture a grand success. Er C K Jayaraj, Author Trustee, detailed how professionalism can be developed though the participation in such global initiatives. Er K P R Vijayan greeted the gathering and graced the occasion with his presence.
In collaboration with Datix Analytics, VCAIR had hosted a three-week Machine Learning Hackathon (World Class Challenge). All the members of the winning team, RAINBOW SIX, have been placed in Datix Analytics. They were specially invited to the ceremony to share their experiences in participating in the Hackathon and their experiences in working with Datix Analytics.
The heads of various departments and many eminent faculty members marked their support with their presence. Dr Ramani Bai V (Prof and Head, CSE Dept) explained the journey of VCAIR since its establishing a partnership with leadingindia.ai through Bennett University, Delhi. She proposed the vote of thanks to all the stakeholders who contributed for the successful launch of the international collaborative projects with Datix Analytics, USA.