Udaipur: Rockwoods International School at Chitrakoot Nagar, Udaipur ties up with Clone Futura to pioneer in Udaipur to introduce AI courses by IIT & Stanford Grads. This makesit thefirst private school of Udaipur to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) courses for students from age 10 years+. Leading EdTech startup, Clone Futurahas curated these courses by Stanford Grads & IIT Alumni. First time students of the school will learn varioustopics like Machine Learning, Data Science and Python over a duration of 3 months. During this period, students will get to work on live projects to solve real-world problems and create a social impact. Best of projects developed will get scholarships for higher/advanced courses and an opportunity to be showcased at upcoming IIT Tech Fests. Mr. Deepak Sharma, Director of Rockwoods International School said, “We are delighted to tie up Clone Futurato introduce AI courses, which will make school students well-versed in technologies shaping the future. With technologies like artificial intelligence, data analytics and big data making a huge impact globally, it is important that school students stay abreast of the latest developments.” Dr.VasudhaNeelMani,PrincipalofRockwoodsInternationalSchoolsaid,“ArtificialIntelligence is the need of the hour. It’s the duty of the schools to equip the students with the application and positives of technology. We are proud to be pioneering it in Rajasthan and to offer children a chance of being mentored by the IITians.” Ms. ShaliniNambiar, Education Consultant added, “We need to intelligently tap into this ocean of opportunity of Artificial Intelligence. To put a number on it, there are going to be as many as 75 million new jobs and 133 million new job roles waiting in the future, with the average pay of an AI programmer estimated to be around $100,000 to $150,000 per year.” Vidushi Daga, CEO, Clone Futura said, “The thought of collaborating and launching AI courses is to bring in awareness among children about the advanced technologies at an early age and make them future ready and compete globally where children start learning to code at the age of six.” “Technology is playing a great role in a child’s life. You cannot get the gadget off the child now. So, using child’s time on gadgets for AI, drives them towards positive outcomes,” she added. AI is now a part of our everyday life through smartphones, smart cars, social media feeds, drones, video games, navigation and travel and banking and finance to name a few, which makes learning it inevitable. World over the education sector employingAI is expected to grow by 47.5% by 2021.