PM inaugurates RAISE 2020, says India to become global hub for Artificial Intelligence


Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated RAISE 2020, a Mega Virtual Summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI). He said that India will be the global hub for Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Prime Minister also said that the National Programme on AI will be used for solving the problems of society.

RAISE 2020 is a global congregation of minds for exchanging ideas and chart a course for using AI for social transformation, inclusion and empowerment in areas like Healthcare, Agriculture, Education and Smart Mobility, among other sectors.

At the conclave, Prime Minister said that technology has transformed the workplaces and improved connectivity. He hoped the amalgamtion between social responsibility and AI would enrich AI with human touch. Teamwork of AI with humans can do wonders for our planet, he added.

During the virtual meeting, the Prime Minister stressed how Aadhaar, the world’s largest unique identity system along UPI has enabled access to digital services, such as financial services, like Direct Cash Transfers to the poor and marginalised. During the pandemic, it has enabled in reaching out to people with help, at the earliest and in the most efficient manner.

The Prime Minister said that India is likely to become a global hub for Artificial Intelligence and hoped many more Indians would adapt to the technology in future.

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