Comsats University to Spend Rs 1 Billion on Artificial Intelligence Development

To foster a culture of world-class higher education in Pakistan and to keep up with the modern trends in technology, Comsats University Islamabad has launched a Rs 1 billion project on Artificial Intelligence. The project is likely to begin next year and the authorities have already started purchasing the equipment.

According to the reports, the project is dubbed as the brainchild of Comsats Rector, Raheel Qamar.

The project will be run by a consortium of 6 universities including Punjab University (PU), NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi, University of Engineering Technology (UET) Peshawar and Lahore, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Comsats University Islamabad.

A total of 9 state-of-the-art laboratories will be established across four cities including Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, and Lahore in the initial stages. The labs are aimed at promoting modern subjects like big data analytics, cybersecurity, e-gaming, artificial intelligence, and others.

Last year, the government had allocated over Rs 1 billion for the promotion of AI with the help of these 6 universities.

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  • Chalo Ab yeh AI develop Karien ge…Mere kehal se in ko bacho ki choti Doll banae chahiye jis tarha barbie doll etc

  • is say sirif un ameeron ke bachon ko faida hoga jo monthly 20 hazar fees dekar university mein admission leingay ya kisi aor ko bhi kuch faida hoga ?

    • meray khayaal se ager AI mae Pakistan mae koi development hogi tu us se Pakistan ko faida pohanchna hi chahiyhe in the end. However much depends on Government policies aur niyyatoon per.

  • 1 billion will go to salaries and expensive computers.
    agar universites qabil hoti to aaj tak kisi university kisi b department nay koi Artificial intellignce pay koi aik Book b nai likhi. sab PHDs are cows they did PHD to get 250k job . ( 1billion for AI, internet pay Free AI k projects hae jo 1billion project say bohat achay or Free hain) yaaar in ki approach he nai hae , univ are getting fees for business . Students are Doing good but Departments have not invented even a (shoes) like prototype


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