The Secretariat of Empowered Technology Group (ETG) at the Office of PSA initiated a training programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Technology Officers (TOs) of Central ministries/ departments. The programme will introduce officers to technologies and concepts related to deploying AI in their respective schemes, programmes and missions, through real-world case studies. This course, with five sessions and continued access to resource material, has been planned in partnership with key industry leaders, such as NASSCOM, TCS, Microsoft, McKinsey, Accenture, and others. TOs and representatives from more than 50 Ministries/ departments have attended the training sessions thus far.
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Honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi shared a message underlining the significance of upskilling and getting trained to keep up with the unprecedented technological advancements irrespective of the stage of career and area of work. He noted that AI-enabled technologies have the ability to provide innovative solutions for issues in sectors such as agriculture, healthcare, education, energy and others. This initiative, he pointed out, will help augment the socio-economic growth of the country by developing technological competence among officers.