NITI Aayog’s AIRAWAT: An AWS-Like Platform To Help Startups Achieve Breakthroughs In AI

The Indian government now has a refreshed view towards AI/ML and data science fields, with the NDA government coming to its second term in power. This has driven a renewed focus on advancing the government infrastructure for these fields. One…

India Among Top 9  In Worldwide Rankings In Terms Of AI Specialists

A startup called Element AI in its annual report reported that India stands at rank 9 in terms of number of AI specialists working in the field. The report results were based on the study that the startup did on…

NITI Aayog 2.0: Restructured Or Not, The Indian Think Tank Is Set To Ride The TsuNaMo Wave

The National Institution for Transforming India, better known as the NITI Aayog, has had a tumultuous year so far, especially when it comes to the emerging tech sector. From working closely with numerous tech behemoths to keeping their ears on…

NITI Aayog Urgest Govt To Invest ₹7,500 Crore In New Cloud Platform AIRAWAT

The National Institution for Transforming India or the NITI Aayog, which serves as a think Tank for the central Government, has reportedly requested for ₹7,500 crore in funding for creating a new cloud platform and sponsoring new research institutes. According…

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Urges Govt To Use AI To Solve Grassroot Problems

To edge the government towards artificial intelligence, NITI Aayog recently asked the state and central ministries to identify key tech-based projects which can be used to resolve problems in agriculture, education and health, among other sectors. According to a report…

NITI Aayog Joins Hands With Private Players To Help MSMEs Adopt Artificial Intelligence

NITI Aayog and ABB India, a leading technology solutions provider for infrastructure and industry customers, brought together entrepreneurs, policymakers and representatives of state governments to deliberate on how the Indian economy can be digitised with the help of emerging technologies…

Will The Proposed National AI Market Address The Unavailability Of Public Data In India?

Over the last few years, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning have had significant adoption rate across various stakeholders in India. From startups to NGOs, all the major players have acknowledged the importance of technology in deriving valuable…

IBM Partners With Indian States To Train 2 Lakh Women For STEM-Related Careers

IBM this week announced significant collaborations across India which will advance the skills and careers of more than 2,00,000 women students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields. The collaborations begin on 11 March with the signing of agreements…

How Does India’s AI Strategy Fare Vis-à-Vis Its US Counterpart?

The growing necessity of applying technology more ethically and responsibly has forced powerful nations like the US, as well as developing nations like India to layout strategies for the coming years. Since the field of artificial intelligence has the potential…

Budget 2019: AI Has Become The Catalyst For India’s $10 Trillion Economy

India is aiming to cement its place as an emerging AI superpower in the increasingly data-driven world today. While last year, the Digital India initiative saw a doubling of its budget allocation to ₹307 billion, this year is being billed…

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