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Google to invest 10 billion USD in India

On July 13, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the CEO of Google, Mr Sundar Pichai. After the interaction, the CEO announced that Google is to invest 10 billion USD in India in the future. Highlights The investment will mainly focus Digital India initiative of Government of India. Google has named the investment as “India Digitisation ..

BLUIS: Odisha’s satellite-based technology to prevent encroachment of government land

On July 8, 2020, the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched BLUIS-Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System. The system will help in preventing encroachments of government lands with the help of satellites. Highlights BLUIS is a web and mobile based solution to monitor changes in government lands in Bhubaneswar. The system uses high resolution satellite images ..

National Skill Development Corporation and Microsoft sign agreements to empower Indian Youth

On July 8, 2020, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft signed an agreement to provide digital skills to around 1 lakh Indian youths in the next 1 year. Highlights The partnership aims to transform India into a skilled nation. Under the partnership programme, Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC to provide free access to ..

MyGov Corona Helpdesk wins Global Awards

The AI enabled MyGov Corona Helpdesk has won two awards under the categories of Best Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit and festival of AI and Emerging Technology. The festival is held in London annually MyGov Corona Helpdesk The MyGov Corona Helpdesk is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based chatbot. It provides timely updates to the ..

India Joins Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence

India joined the (GPAI) as Founding Member, Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) is an international and multi-stakeholder initiative to guide the responsible development and use of AI, grounded in human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation, and economic growth. India joined the league of leading economies including USA, UK, EU, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, ..

CDC introduces “Clara” to aid people find potential COVID-19 symptoms

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has introduced an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot, called ‘Clara’ to assist people in finding the potential symptoms of COVID-19. The CDC has collaborated with CDC Foundation and Healthcare Bot service of Microsoft Azure to develop the self-checking bot Clara. It is currently available only in the ..

RAISE 2020 postponed due to coronavirus

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is to organise the first Global AI Summit in India (RAISE 2020). The AI summit was postponed to October 5-6, 2020 due to the rising number of cases of Covid-19. It was initially scheduled to be held in the month of April. The summit is to be attended ..

Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020 to be held in New Delhi

The Government of India (GoI) recently announced a first-of-its kind summit, RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020,’, which is proposed to be held from April 11-12 in New Delhi. RAISE 2020 is India’s first Artificial Intelligence summit to be organized by the Government in partnership with Industry & Academic institutions. The Government also launched the ..