To nurture India’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ecosystem, which is reportedly at a nascent stage, Google partnered with NITI Aayog to work on a range of initiatives, which includes training and incubating Indian startups focused on AI.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech had highlighted that technologies like Machine Learning, Artificial Iintelligence and others are the technologies of the future and Niti Aayog will establish a national programme to conduct research and development in these areas.
In the domain of Artificial Intelligence, NITI Aayog has been developing India’s national strategy on AI and is also reportedly in the advanced stages of creating the National Data and Analytics platform. The portal will be a shared India-specific blockchain infrastructure, aimed at making India a global leader on AI research, with focus on adopting AI to address problems faced in developing countries.
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