Intel, Education Ministry, CBSE launch ‘ÁI For All’ drive

Intel has collaborated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Ministry of Education to announce the launch of the ‘AI For All’ initiative. This initiative has been launched with the aim of creating a basic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) for everyone in the country

Key Points

  • Emerging technologies such as AI plays a crucial role for economic growth.
  • NITI Aayog’s National Strategy for AI focuses on leveraging AI for inclusive growth and also to develop AI solutions for the various societal needs.
  • The National Education Policy 2020 of India also emphasizes in preparing the students of the country for an AI driven economy.
  • India is striving to build a digital-ready foundation, and to achieve this it is essential to focus on demystifying AI so that it can be used by a broader section of the population and will also help them to understand about how AI can impact their lives in a positive manner.

About AI For All

Intel’s AI For All is a 4-hour, learning program. It can be accessed by all and is as much applicable to a student as to a stay-at-home parent or a professional in any field and even a senior citizen of the country. This program of Intel aims to introduce Artificial Intelligence, its usage and function, to 1 million citizens in the first year of the program. This 4-hour program is divided into two sections:  AI Appreciation (2.5 hours) and AI Awareness (1.5 hours).

AI Awareness

The segment on AI Awareness provides an elementary understanding of AI, misconceptions about AI and the potential of application of AI.

AI Appreciation

The AI Appreciation segment will help the learners understand the domains of AI as well as the impact it has across the various industries.

This program is available in 11 vernacular languages. The content has also been made compatible with various talkback applications so that it can also be accessed by visually impaired people.

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