With its knowledge and innovation capabilities, India can turn into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) laboratory of the world, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant stated on Saturday (three October).
Talking at a press convention to unveil the upcoming international digital summit on AI — ‘RAISE 2020’ — Kant famous that AI may also help remodel lives.
“India is creating AI-based options for social empowerment throughout spheres like healthcare, training, finance, agriculture and governance. On the power of its knowledge and innovation prowess, India can turn into the AI laboratory of the world, delivering intuitive options to a variety of societal points,” he stated.
The digital summit, RAISE 2020 (Accountable AI for Social Empowerment 2020), will likely be organised from 5-9 October by the Ministry of Electronics and IT and the NITI Aayog.
The goal of the summit is to kick-start dialogue on the creation of sturdy AI-powered public infrastructure that advantages all, not simply in India however the world over, an official assertion stated.
“India, one of many founding members of the World Partnership on Artificial Intelligence, goals to implement AI-based options not simply domestically, however in nations all over the world in order that these result in widespread social empowerment and prosperity,” it stated.
Over the course of the five-day summit, a number of main AI consultants from the world over will deliberate over subjects of significant significance similar to methods for utilizing AI for social profit, the significance of making dependable AI infrastructure and the transformative impact of AI in empowering communities, it added.
Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and IT, stated that India has the expertise and the institutional capability to construct an AI-ready workforce that innovates and delivers options to resolve societal points.
“We’re taking steps to advertise the event and integration of AI into vital spheres of life, in an effort to enhance the benefit of dwelling and the general high quality of life. RAISE 2020 will function a place to begin for India to turn into a data-driven society that leverages AI for social good,” Sawhney stated.
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