Hexagon opens “HexArt Institute” India's First Artificial Intelligence Community Center in Partnership with NASSCOM Foundation - Start-Up Hyderabad
Loading Startup Hyderabad

Hexagon opens “HexArt Institute” India’s First Artificial Intelligence Community Center in Partnership with NASSCOM Foundation

 3 months ago    

Hexagon Capability Center India (HCCI), the largest product development unit of the technology major Hexagon AB, has launched HexArt Institute, the India’s first Artificial Intelligence Community Center in Hyderabad today. Shri Jayesh Ranjan, IT & EC, Secretary, Government of Telangana, inaugurated and dedicated the center to the city of Hyderabad and the State of Telangana.

HCCI is proud of its CSR education outreach and considers this institute as a positive and timely societal responsibility initiative. The center will cover more than 350 students every year across multiple batches.  Established at a cost of INR 64 Lakhs, the institute incorporates state-of-the-art infrastructure, IT hardware & software and a well-designed curriculum. HCCI will invest further INR 30 Lakhs YoY to manage the AI community center.


The purpose of HexArt is to democratize AI knowledge cum skill to the masses, and to provide free education on AI to the community. The fundamental and advanced level courses are designed for students from Class 8 to Class 12 and senior engineering graduate respectively. NASSCOM Foundation, the CSR partner for this endeavour, brought in their expertise of setting up learning centres. They also onboarded Li2 Technologies as implementation partners to design and execute the courses along with administrative responsibilities.

The courses and certification programs at HexArt Institute have been specifically designed by industry professionals. The courses will encourage students to engage in self-learning, innovations, and inventions. The 2,000 sq ft, air-conditioned and fully equipped facility at Mehdipatnam is now open to residents of Hyderabad and the State of Telangana.

Sharing the government’s goals, Honourable Minister of IT & Industries, Shri KT Rama Rao, in his message, said “Telangana has defined its vision to be a global frontrunner in AI and other emerging technologies. The State is on the path of building a conducive Innovation ecosystem. He reaffirmed by saying that a skilled workforce will be critical to unleash the government’s 2020 AI vision’s full potential.”

Shri Jayesh Ranjan, who inaugurated the setup, commented that “2020 is commemorated in Telangana as the year of AI and it will be a key focus for the coming year and beyond as well.” He also spoke about the state’s plans of creating talent for emerging technologies – “It is critical that we build a strong talent pool and AI is going to play a key role. I fully appreciate Hexagon’s contribution in fuelling the community level growth for futuristic technology”, Ranjan said.

Debjani, President NASSCOM, who kept herself abreast of the development of the center, commented “Data and Artificial intelligence can add $450-500 billion to India’s GDP by 2025. We must start today and prepare a talent pool that can help India propel to be the leader in AI tech. It’s nice to see companies like Hexagon taking a crucial step in this direction. We believe that with close collaboration between the private sector, the public sector and the civil society, and by focussing our collective expertise and energies on the most pressing problems of today, AI can achieve the goal of a socially empowered, inclusive, and digitally transformed India.”

Announcing the opening of the HexArt Institute, Navaneet Mishra, VP and General Manager, HCCI, said “The goal of AI community center is to empower and upskill the next generation of youth with AI skills. We need to make AI pervasive to compete and succeed in today’s world. As the oldest MNC in Hyderabad, we are committed towards building the state’s talent community, and advance their growth.”

Earlier this year, HCCI signed an MoU with the Government of Telangana. The company is more than happy to contribute towards the government’s commitment to sustain and grow the AI knowledge base in the city and state. Mishra added.


Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous — ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.9bn EUR, with an operating margin of 25%. 

 Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.


Hexagon Capability Center India (HCCI) is the largest technology R&D hub of Hexagon, a global leader in digital solutions that enable productivity and quality improvements across manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Innovations, consistent deliveries and ever-evolving technologies at HCCI has helped various Hexagon units to grow its business and customer base globally. HCCI has product teams that work on product portfolios for PPM, Safety & Infrastructure, Geospatial, Geosystems, Mining, Manufacturing Intelligence and Positioning Intelligence. In addition, HCCI has dedicated services teams that provide implementation services for PPM and SI customers worldwide.

HCCI, one of the earliest IT companies in the city of Hyderabad has a rich history of 33 years (earlier known as Intergraph Consulting Pvt Ltd) and currently employs a workforce of over 1,400 colleagues.

Media Contact for Hexagon: Sheela Panicker | +91984 980 9594 | enright@enrightpr.com



Saritha Keshamoni

Foodie, Hyderabadi, Music lover,Designer by Interest, s/w Engineer by Profession, Entrepreneur in Making, Cricket buff, Telanganite


  • Saritha Keshamoni

    Saritha Keshamoni

  • Ramya Sayaboni

    Ramya Sayaboni

  • Bhavitaavya Dharanikota

    Bhavitaavya Dharanikota

  • Sruthi Malla

    Sruthi Malla

  • Tata Teja

    Tata Teja

  • Ruchika Agarwal

    Ruchika Agarwal

  • Neeha Jayaram

    Neeha Jayaram

  • Avatar

    Sameeksha Bansal

  • Rahul Das

    Rahul Das

  • Shravani Maddirala

    Shravani Maddirala

  • Srinivas Aki

    Srinivas Aki

  • Saloni Anand

    Saloni Anand

  • Avatar

    Madhureema RoyMoulik

  • Dhivya


  • Soumalya Chakraborty

    Soumalya Chakraborty

  • Sravya Gowrisetty

    Sravya Gowrisetty

  • Monika Guwalani

    Monika Guwalani

  • Ramesh Loganathan

    Ramesh Loganathan

  • Nischala Agnihotri

    Nischala Agnihotri

  • Varun Rastogi

    Varun Rastogi

  • Nikita Kiran

    Nikita Kiran

  • Harshita Goel

    Harshita Goel

  • Neha Mohsin

    Neha Mohsin

  • Avatar

    Ankur Mehta

  • Maddy Anand

    Maddy Anand

  • Ayyappa Nagubandi

    Ayyappa Nagubandi

  • Chandra Mouli Koduri

    Chandra Mouli Koduri

  • Divya Jyothi

    Divya Jyothi

  • Saptarshi Roy Chaudhury

    Saptarshi Roy Chaudhury

  • Ayushi Pandey

    Ayushi Pandey

  • Avatar

    Surya Vallae

  • Amita Sood

    Amita Sood

  • Avatar

    Manoj Surya

  • Gunajit Haloi

    Gunajit Haloi

  • Ravi Vaka

    Ravi Vaka

  • Rituka M

    Rituka M

  • Sreekar Reddy

    Sreekar Reddy

  • Priyanka Mechineni

    Priyanka Mechineni

  • Avatar

    Anish Tadimarri

  • Vana Korrapati

    Vana Korrapati

  • Ambika Asta

    Ambika Asta

  • Vinita Surana

    Vinita Surana

  • Avatar

    Vineel Reddy Pindi

  • GR Reddy

    GR Reddy

image title here

Some title