Prajakta Hebbar
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Prajakta is a Writer/Editor/Social Media diva. Lover of all that is 'quaint', her favourite things include dogs, Starbucks, butter popcorn, Jane Austen novels and neo-noir films. She has previously worked for HuffPost, CNN IBN, The Indian Express and Bose.

28 Lakh New Jobs Will Be Created In Rural India, Thanks To AI, IoT: Report

Artificial intelligence and the internet of things are going to kick-start a revolution and create over 28 lakh jobs in rural India over the next 8-10 years, suggested a new report. The study also added that these jobs would have…

Centre Joins Hands With IBM To Use AI & Weather Prediction To Help Farmers

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare this week signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) for undertaking a pilot study with IBM India, where the company would generate solution in the field of agriculture through artificial intelligence and weather technology at…

Gates Foundation, Tata Trusts Set Up Agritech Incubator At IIT Kanpur, Will Focus On Smart Tech, IoT

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Tata Trusts have joined hands to set up the India Agritech Incubation Network (IAIN) and launch the Social Alpha Quest for Agritech Innovations at IIT Kanpur. The IAIN will work as a network of…

Data Democratisation Startup Atlan Raises $2.5 Million In Series A Funding

Data democratisation startup Atlan this week secured a Series A funding for $2.5 million led by WaterBridge Ventures. The company, which works with more than 200 companies across the world, creates products and services which help teams in large enterprises…

Speech AI Startup Uniphore Raises $38 Million In Series C Funding: Reports

Noted speech analytics startup Uniphore has reportedly raised $38 million in fresh funding, which was led by March Capital Partners. Media reports have suggested that his Series C funding round also saw participation from National Grid Partners, Sistema Asia Fund and…

Agri Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Pushes For Application Of AI At Grass-Root Level

The BJP-led Narendra Modi government has been giving a great deal of importance to emerging tech and had, in fact, proposed various programmes and new developments in their Lok Sabha election manifesto. Following the same cue, Narendra Singh Tomar, Union…

Big Story: What Has Modi 2.0 Done To Boost Emerging Tech After One Month In Power?

For our Big Story of the month, Analytics India Magazine takes a look back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphatic electoral win and how the NDA-led government is pushing India’s tech ambitions forward. After their momentous victory last month in…

A Day In The Life Of: A CIO Who Is Championing Energy-Efficient Solutions For Modern India

In our column ‘A Day In The Life Of’, we are trying to step into the shoes of the awesome techies from various organisations who are working in Emerging Tech areas like big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence and the…

11 Non-Technical Books All Data Scientists Must Read

The amount of data that gets generated on a daily basis is increasing each passing day. That is why companies across the globe are hiring data scientists to turn data into insightful and actionable information. Now that everyone knows that…

FinMin May Announce ₹25 Lakh Crore Tech Boost For Agri Sector At Union Budget 2019-20: Reports

Taking the ruling BJP’s technologically-forward stance to a populist level, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will announce the Centre’s plans to infuse ₹25 lakh crore in the agricultural sector using artificial intelligence and big data. These funds will be generated in…

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