MCD to use AI to teach school students about waste management

New Delhi, June 29 (FN Agency) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has launched a program to educate its school students about waste management through Artificial Intelligence (AI), the civic agency said on Wednesday. The initiative has been started in collaboration with ITC WOW and Sultan Chand Publication, it added. Initially, the programme will be rolled out in 25 smart schools of MCD in the Keshavpuram Zone. To conduct the programme properly, the civic agency will set up computer labs in all 25 schools, officials said.

The program is conducted by E-SREE NGO and Method AI which is being run by Sultan Chand Publication. Both the organizations will provide training of Artificial Intelligence to the teachers and students. “The programme being conducted in the schools is a unique initiative in educating students about artificial intelligence. The Corporation, through the initiative, has aimed to infuse scientific approach among the school students,” a statement issued from the corporation said. “Students of MCD schools, with the help of this programme, will know about the importance of waste disposal at the source station. Further, educational tours of recycling industries will also be organized for the students,” it added.