India has become a founding member of a league of nations that include America. United Kingdom and European Union which have launched a Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)
Bengaluru: In a piece of news that makes our heart swell with pride, India has become a founding member of a league of nations that include America. United Kingdom and European Union which have launched a Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI).
The sum and substance of this venture would be to use AI keeping in mind human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth.
The nations will work together in a spirit of harmony to understand the challenges as also the opportunities by a collective experience of all the nations.
Minister for IT and electronics, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Delighted to announce that India has joined the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence or #GPAI today as a founding member. This multi-stakeholder international partnership will promote responsible and human centric development and use of AI. #ResponsibleAI."
An Indian government statement said, "By joining GPAI as a founding member, India will actively participate in the global development of Artificial Intelligence, leveraging its experience around use of digital technologies for inclusive growth.”
The Narendra Modi government has launched a dedicated portal to aid the development of solutions based on Artificial Intelligence.
It will act as a one-stop digital platform for AI related developments in India, sharing of resources, details of startups, investment funds in AI, companies and educational institutions related to AI in India.
It was Ravi Shankar Prasad, who launched it on the occasion of the first anniversary of Modi’s second stint.
India’s national Artificial Intelligence Portal called www.ai.gov.in has been jointly developed by the Ministry of Electronics and IT and IT industry body NASSCOM.
He had then said, “India must be a leading country in the development of Artificial Intelligence in the world, leveraging upon its vast Internet savvy population and data it is creating. India’s AI approach should be of inclusion and empowerment of human being by supplementing growth and development rather than making human beings less relevant,” Prasad said.
Last Updated Jun 16, 2020, 3:13 PM IST