RAC 2017




Workshop on Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning’s at ICAR- NRC on Mithun.

On 28th August 2019, a one day workshop on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’’ was organized by ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland as a part of capacity building activity of the Institute Technology Management Unit (ITMU) to educate and improve the technical and scientific know-how in the area of cutting edge technologies.
Professor S. Venugopalan, eminent scientist and Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Chumukidema deliberated on “Automation and Robotics in Indian Nuclear Energy Programmes” through the various application of robotic system and how it can be used to emulate a human brain. Prof. Venugopalon stressed that for India to be a nuclear powerhouse it has to effectively utilize its atomic resources. A lecture on “An introduction to Artificial intelligence and machine learning” was also delivered by Dr. Arul Valan, Assitant. Professor, NIT, Chumukidema. Earlier, Dr. Abhijit Mitra, Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun gave a brief account of his encounter with how Artificial Intelligence has revolutionized day to day activities and core research and stressed on the importance to necessitate active collaboration with NIT in the area of nanoscience and bioinformatics.
A total of 58 participants including students and faculties of College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, CAU, Jalukie and SASRD, Nagaland University as well as the Scientists and staffs of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland participated in the program. The students also visited Mithun farm and witnessed the semi intensive mithun rearing of ICAR-NRC on Mithun. The programme was co-ordinated by Dr. Jayanta Chamuah, Scientist & In-charge, ITMU.