India takes up AI mission with national platform, skilling programme

By Inc42

The Indian government has launched a one-stop digital platform for all artificial intelligence (AI)-related developments in the country. Among others, the portal will host a section for online learning, skills development and AI job opportunities.

Additionally, the government has launched a national programme for the youth ―Responsible AI for Youth― to provide students in India with AI knowledge and skills.

According to a statement from the IT ministry, students will attend online training sessions on AI and understand how to identify social impact ideas/projects that may be created using AI.

"The aim of this Program is to give the young students of our country a platform and empower them with appropriate new age tech mind-set, relevant AI skill-sets and access to required AI tool-sets to make them digitally ready for the future"- Ministry of Electronics & IT press release.

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