India Takes Up AI Mission With National Platform, Skilling Program

  • The AI platform will be a one-stop platform for all AI-related information and resources
  • The govt aims to upskill public school students to participate in the new age tech workforce
  • The IT ministry has partnered with NASSCOM and Intel India to facilitate the two projects

India’s IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Saturday (May 30), launched the one-stop digital platform for all artificial intelligence (AI)-related developments in India.

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The portal,, will facilitate the sharing of resources highlighting the depths and usage potential of AI. This would include information on startups, investment funds, resources, companies, education institutions and other resources related to AI in India. The portal will share documents, case studies and research reports, among other useful study material. It will also host a section for online learning and skill development as well as new jobs in the AI segment.

“India must be a leading country in the development of artificial intelligence in the world, leveraging upon its vast Internet-savvy population and data it is creating. India’s AI approach should be of inclusion and empowerment of human beings by supplementing growth and development rather than making human beings less relevant,” Prasad said.

Source: Inc42

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