Pragati Engineering College (Autonomous) is now Zonal Lead for – A national wide AI Skilling and Research Initiative



Objective of the initiative is making Deep Learning and AI skills mainstream in India to fulfill trilateral needs of entrepreneurship, Industry academia partnership and application-inspired Engineering Research

Name of the Research Group: Future Now

Head of the Research Group: Dr. S Rao Chintalapudi, Assistant Professor, Department of CSE

Research Group Members:

  1. Prof. S V Ramana MurthyProfessor,

    Department of CSE

  2. Dr. M. Radhika ManiHead & Associate Professor,

    Department of CSE

  3. Mrs. D. SirishaHead & Associate Professor,

    Department of IT

  4. Mr. M V RajeshAssociate Professor,

    Department of CSE

  5. Mrs. Y. JnapikaAssistant Professor,

    Department of CSE

Name of the AI Students Club: Future Now
Name of the Student Ambassador: Ms. Hyndhavi Kona

AI Skilling Target (By the end of 31st March 2020) : 2000

AI Skilling Achieved (By the end of 31st July 2018) : 56

For more details follow this link:

Research Group Activities till now:

  1. The following five faculty members are attended one week FDP on ” AI and Machine Learning ” at NIT Warangal during 4th – 8th June 2018.
    • Mr. A. Lakshman Rao
    • Mr. K. Chandra Shekar
    • Mr. G. Vijay Kumar
    • Mrs. Y. Srilatha
    • Mr. P. Prabhakar

  2. The following three faculty members are attended one week FDP on “ANN and Deep Learning “ at NIT Warangal during 11th -15th June 2018.
    • Dr. S Rao Chintalapudi
    • Mrs. Y. Jnapika
    • Mr. K. Arun mani kumar

  3. First Internal research group meeting was held on 9th June 2018 and agenda of the meeting was changes in PPT submitted to, Formation of Internal review committee, Discussion on Review Report and future activities.
  4. The following five faculty members attended AI and Deep Learning workshop at SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram during 28th -30th June 2018. And all these faculty members successfully completed the training and received course completion certificates.
    • Dr. S Rao Chintalapudi
    • Dr. M. Radhika Mani
    • Mrs. D. Sirisha
    • Mr. M.V Rajesh
    • Mrs. Y. Jnapika
  5. Dr. S Rao Chintalapudi – Winner of the AI and Deep Learning Assessment Test conducted at SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram. He scored 37 marks out of 40. And he received cash prize from Prof. Deepak Garg, Director, and Dr. Sridhar Swaminathan , Project Manager,
  6. Research Group meeting with Prof. Deepak Garg, Director , about the PPT submitted on 28th June 2018 at SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram.
  7. 3-day workshop conducted on “Fundamentals of Machine Learning” during 3rd-5th July 2018 by Prof. S. V. Ramana Murthy and 40 students of our college are trained with hands-on.
  8. Second internal research group meeting held on 5th June 2018 and the agenda of the meeting was about future workshops/FDPS/Activities related to AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning in the department.

Our students conducted “Deep Learning Boot Camp—An Awareness Program on Deep Learning” to the all branches (ECE, EEE, CIVIL, MECH, CSE,IT) on 10th August 2018 and explained about applications of deep learning in their respective core areas.