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  • 21 March, 2021

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India-USA Artificial Intelligence Initiative

India-USA Artificial Intelligence Initiative

The Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) has launched the U.S. India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) Initiative.

  • IUSSTF is a bilateral organization funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) and the U.S. Department of State.
  • It will provide an opportunity for key stakeholder groups to discuss opportunities, challenges, and barriers to bilateral R&D collaboration.
  • It will serve as a platform to enable AI innovation, help share ideas for developing an AI workforce, and recommend modes and mechanisms for catalyzing partnerships.

Kamakoti Committee

AI Task Force headed by V.Kamakoti was set up to explore possibilities to leverage AI for development across various fields.

Key recommendations:

  • Set up digital data banks, marketplaces and exchanges to ensure the availability of cross-industry information.
  • Data ombudsman: to address data-related issues and grievances.
  • Ensure availability of funds for R&D
  • Setting up National Artificial Intelligence Mission

Source: TH


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