Mahindra Ecole Centrale joins Telangana government on AI

08th January 2020
Mahindra Ecole Centrale  joins Telangana government on AI
From Left: Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary IT, Government of Telangana, K. T. Rama Rao, Minister of IT, Government of Telangana, Dr. A.K.Bhattacharya, Dean, R&D, Mahindra Ecole Centrale College of Engineering, Hyderabad and Shivanand Raja, Director, Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI) after announcing the MOU.

Hyderabad, January 8 2020: The Government of Telangana and Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC) College of Engineering, Hyderabad, signed an MoU in the area of Artificial intelligence (AI) earlier this week.
Mahindra Ecole Centrale will provide skill development and consultancy in AI segment and extend their Supercomputer Lab facilities for individuals and startups to build compelling propositions and solutions in the area of Artificial Intelligence.
Mahindra Ecole Centrale launched its Supercomputer Lab in August 2019 and is already working on several projects on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. In order to address the requirements for faster computing performance and providing a robust platform for Deep Learning & Analytics and multi-disciplinary engineering simulations, the MEC Supercomputer lab was established at the MEC campus. The Supercomputer Lab supports high intensity computations both for Artificial Intelligence applications and for complex simulations in physical sciences and engineering, covering different aspects of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, electromagnetics, integrated and optimized engineering design, molecular physics and related fields.
Says Dr. Yajulu Medury, Director, Mahindra Ecole Centrale “Public Private Partnerships and sharing of resources is the way to learn and move way forward in the future. Government of Telangana is committed to building a startup ecosystem and we are happy to partner with the Government in helping the young entrepreneurs undertake even bigger strides in the area of Artificial Intelligence. MEC’s focus on setting up world-class labs for the people researching / working in the segment will hopefully create a viable AI ecosystem in the state and the country at large”,.

Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC) College of engineering is an international technology school, that marks the foray of the Mahindra Group into the higher education sector. Mahindra Educational Institutions, the wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra Group’s IT venture, Tech Mahindra, collaborated with Ecole Centrale Paris in 2014 to establish MEC collocated with the Tech Mahindra Technology.