(LiveMint) Microsoft has started training 900 faculty members from top Indian institutes in quantum computing skills and capabilities among the wider academic community. Training will be provided virtually from 24-29 August and will cover basics of quantum computing including superposition and entanglement, processing of information using qubits and quantum gates, and quantum machine learning and programming.
The training programme will also offer coding classes using Microsoft Q# and Quantum Development Kit.
The programme is being organised in collaboration with Electronics and ICT Academies at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) of Jaipur and National Institute of Technology of Patna. It is being offered in support of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) initiative to help teachers learn next level technological skills which they can teach to future generations.