NMIMS students receive patent for path-breaking customer care resolution system

  • The system to revolutionise customer service experience
  • Will help businesses gain optimum client satisfaction and loyalty.
  • The fully automated system will be launched early next year
Indore, December 21, 2022: A talented team of students at NMIMS School of Technology Management and Engineering (STME) Indore, have successfully received a patent for developing the first fully-powered artificial intelligence system to aid and enhance customer experience.
The unique and cost-efficient AI and the machine learning-enabled customer care application is invented by MBA (Technology) students Gursimranjeet Singh Ajimal, and Akrati Nagariya, under the mentorship of Dr. Aaquil Bunglowala, Associate Dean, STME, NMIMS Indore and Mr. Gaurav Paliwal, Associate Professor at STME, NMIMS Indore.
The system, which will be launched in early 2023 under their startup venture named Vocbot.AI Technology Pvt. Ltd., will revolutionise the customer care sector by reducing long waiting times, addressing issues of language disparities, and providing unique user-based solutions that will help businesses gain optimum client satisfaction and loyalty.
The patent titled “A voice-based, multilingual, inbound/outbound system and a method based on artificial intelligence for aiding and automating customer service” was granted by the Patent Office, Government of India, in the field of ‘computer science’.
Speaking about the achievement, students at STME NMIMS Indore Gursimranjeet Singh Ajimal and Akrati Nagariya said, “High-quality customer service is the cornerstone of a successful business as well as one of its major challenges.  Mindful of this, we created this system to help businesses provide customers with fast and personalised resolutions, a cost-effective price. This feat could not have been achieved without the unflinching support and expertise of our mentors as well as the world-class infrastructural, and technological provisions at the institute”.
Praising the students for the work, Dr. Prachi, Director, Indore Campus SVKM’s NMIMS noted, “Robotic services industry carries the huge potential to streamline and enhance the industry landscape. We are proud that our students could successfully tap into this potential and invent an essential system that will generate value for businesses and customers”.
Meanwhile, Dr. Aaquil Bunglowala, Associate Dean, STME NMIMS Indore, congratulated the students for the achievement and said, “We, at the school, consistently strive to research, and develop technology that can solve a wide variety of issues faced by businesses. This achievement is a testament to our dedication towards innovation and nurturing entrepreneurs for a sustainable future for our industry and community”. 
About STME Indore
School of Technology, Management and Engineering, Indore is a constituent school of SVKM‘s NMIMS which is a Tier-1 University under Autonomous Universities category according to University Grants Permission (UGC), India. NMIMS Indore is a complete package of learning, fun, culture, literature and many such life preaching activities. Here, the lively environment is filled with countless learning opportunities. The guidance of professional faculties and aid of modern equipment of learning are the foundation steps of our growth in this campus. STME was founded in the year 2017 on the principles of imparting quality education to students and grooming them to be practitioners of what they are taught. The evolution of the school as an institution of prominence in the country today primarily due to the strong industry participation in all strategic and decision making processes further strengthening the high academic standards that management of Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) have set. The consistent academic quality, research focus, faculty from top national and global institutes and strong industry linkages at STME has placed it amongst the nation’s prime centers of educational excellence and research today. It comprises of Under-Graduate program B.Tech in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Business System, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and Post Graduate program MBA-Tech in Computer Engineering, which focus on creating the techno-managers of tomorrow: who are both technically and managerially sound, owing to the ever-changing demands of the industry.