How A Recent Workshop Of NITI Aayog Gave Boost To India’s AI Ambitions

NITI Aayog’s AI workshop called Artificial Intelligence – The India Imperative took place recently in New Delhi. The AI workshop- The India Imperative took place on 19th Feb ’20 at NITI Aayog Bhawan where all the relevant stakeholders from across…

New AIRAWAT Approach Paper By NITI Aayog Describes How India’s AI Infrastructure Will Look Like

The approach paper recommends that AIRAWAT ought to have a system where it is funded by the government and facilitated at an academic establishment (Host Institute). NITI Aayog published the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (NSAI) discourse paper in June…

NITI Aayog Puts Its Foot Down To Enforce Better Data Collection

NITI Aayog is India’s key policy think tank. Government records and data have been very inaccurate, portraying a different image of the economic scenario when the situation is completely in dissonance with reality. To address this glaring offence, NITI Aayog…

Another Committee To Bring Clarity To India’s AI Strategy!

As indicated by a media report, a four-member panel, framed in October 2019, will be led by the principal scientific advisor to the union government- K Vijay Raghavan, alongside secretary in the department of science and technology, CEO of NITI…

Govt Runs Full Throttle Towards AI, But Tech Giants Want To Upskill Bureaucrats First

With the Narendra Modi-led BJP government coming in power the second time, the traditional “sarkari” attitude of the bureaucrats also seems to be changing. The Indian government now has a seemingly refreshed view towards emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning,…

India Lags Behind US In AI Research Spending, But Will The ₹7,000 Crore Boost Change Things?

US government agencies will get a $973.5 million budget in non-defence AI research spending for the fiscal year ending in September 2020. It is the first time the US federal government has granted agency-specific requests for expenditure on artificial intelligence.…

NITI Aayog To Get ₹7,000 Crore To Execute AI Project: Report

In a piece of news that may finally end the tiff between NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the Government is reportedly going to allocate ₹7,000 crore to the former to launch a nation-wide artificial intelligence…

How Indian Government’s AI-centric Schemes Are Boosting The Startup Ecosystem

The Indian Government has been playing a pivotal role in boosting AI development in India through a number of schemes. According to sources, India ranks third in the world in terms of high-quality research publications related to AI. Indian government…

AI Standardisation: The Race Among Nations To Set Up Governance Rules For Artificial Intelligence

US-based National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made available the final draft plan to prioritise US federal participation in the development of standards for artificial intelligence (AI). Titled U.S. Leadership in AI: A Plan for Federal Engagement in…

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…

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