In the frame: From left – Dr. Aditya Abhyankar (HOD, DOT, SPPU), Shri. Ravindra Shingnapurkar Management Council Member, SPPU, V.C. Prof. Dr. Gosavi (Vice Chancellor, SPPU), Dr. Prashant Pansare (CEO Rubiscape) and Gauri Bapat (Director Strategic Business).
Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with Rubiscape India, as part of the New Education Policy’s (NEP) push to develop ‘Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’ education program, skills development for employability, innovation incubation and research & development. SPPU along with Rubiscape is jointly offering a One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, through its AI-DS Application Lab at the Department of Technology.
The Vice Chancellor Dr Gosavi in his comments said – “ An education program of this stature draws students from across the globe, creating diverse learning environment. As AI technologies become more powerful, ethical considerations become paramount hence taking a proactive stance on fostering ethical AI Development is the need of the hour. This collaboration with Rubiscape ensures that students understand the ethical implications of their work and are equipped to design AI systems that align with ethical practices. “
Dr. Prashant Pansare – Founder & CEO of Rubiscape India said – “In this era, software writes itself and machines learn, AI will revolutionize every industry. There is a growing demand for AI-ML skills, and India certainly has a potential to become a global AI talent supplier. We are excited with our indigenous technology platform to partner with Pune University in crafting and offering a well-designed course, keeping the future-skills and innovation agenda in mind.” He further added, “All the vital elements of the New Education Policy are well mapped in this course, and will be supplemented by industry mentoring, innovation challenges, knowledge networking throughout the year”. Rubiscape was established under Digital India Start-up Program, and has been partnering with many leading enterprises, public sector, defence as well as state government clients.
SPPU will onboard Rubiscape – Data Science Technology in undergraduate/graduate curriculum for training of students and faculty members and also in R&D projects to promote local and low-cost solutions for the global markets. The course will be launched in the current Academic year.
Prof Dr. Aditya Abhyankar, Head of the Department of Technology SPPU said – “What sets this program apart is its industry-relevant curriculum. By collaborating with Rubiscape the program ensures that students gain practical insights and hands-on lab experience. Candidates will be well-prepared to tackle real-world challenges and contribute meaningfully to advancements in these fields. AI and machine learning has transitioned the traditional academic boundaries. This program adopts a multidisciplinary approach, attracting candidates from various backgrounds such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, and beyond. This diversity of perspectives enriches the learning experience and mirrors the collaborative nature of AI development, he added.”
About Savitribai Phule Pune University, one of the premier universities in India, is positioned in the western part of Pune city. It occupies an area of about 411 acres. It was established on 10th February 1949 under the Poona University Act. The university houses 46 academic departments. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses.
Know more – www.unipune.ac.in
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