Artificial intelligence powered technologies & innovations are poised to disrupt the world and transform human history. As powerful agents of change, AI technologies provide a plethora of opportunities to complement human intelligence and combat socio-economic issues.
AI involves feeding data sets into a machine to create self-learning patterns, thus enabling cognitive functions such as thinking, perceiving, learning, problem solving and decision making-tasks that historically required human intelligence.
Being one of the fastest growing & largest economies of the world, it is imperative for India to work dedicatedly to harness the power of AI for sustained growth. India aims to create a robust AI ecosystem, including a national strategy aimed at leveraging AI for economic prosperity, sectoral progress & inclusive growth.
Efficient AI strategies that strengthen research capabilities, support business adoption and develop standards for its ethical use will pave the way for effective integration of AI innovations in New India’s growth story.:
*Source: 1&4. State of Artificial Intelligence in India 2020 (Sept 2020), by AIMResearch and Jigsaw Academy; 2. Traxcn (April 2020) 3. Indian AI Startup Funding in 2019, AIM Research
The Indian AI market as of July – August 2020*
The Indian AI and Analytics startups attracted investment in 2019*
Startups related to AI in India*
AI professionals in India*
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