Young Builders Challenge for school students in India

Chennai: Amazon Web Services has announced the AWS Young Builders Challenge, an initiative focused on providing school students in India an opportunity to understand and explore computer science, cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI).

With cloud computing being a foundation for digital transformation and innovation, and AI poised to disrupt industries around the world, it is important for the upcoming generation to be familiar with these technologies from an early age, said a press release.

It added that the AWS Young Builders Challenge is an initiative to enable school students in India to develop an early understanding and adoption of cloud computing and AI, inspire design and computational thinking, and
help the rising generation develop a scientific calibre at a young age.

This initiative is being organised with support from the Ministry of Education – Innovation Cell (Government of India), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) – NitiAayog, and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is also supported by Code.org for learning content and project building tools.

 

NT Bureau