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Inauguration of AI-powered National Stock Exchange Knowledge Hub by Piyush Goyal

Today, on the 6th of January 2020, the Union Minister of Railways & Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Knowledge Hub in New Delhi, which is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered learning ecosystem that will assist the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector. In preparing future-ready talent for the ..

Gurgaon based Blue Sky Analytics won the Copernicus Masters Award

The Gurgaon based tech startup ‘Blue Sky Analytics’ won the Copernicus Masters Award, also dubbed as ‘Space Oscars award’ for its AI (Artificial Intelligence) based application to monitor and measure stubble burning and farm fires in India. The AI-enabled application that uses satellite-based data for monitoring is named Zuri. The Copernicus Masters Award started in ..

Telangana government to declare 2020 as Year of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The Telangana government has decided to declare 2020 as Year of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by organizing various activities related to the emerging technology. The state government has also signed pact with NITI Aayog, which released the ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence’ to run pilot projects in the state.

Telangana declares 2020 as Year of Artificial Intelligence

The government of Telangana has declared 2020 as the “Year of Artificial Intelligence”. The government will undertake multiple programs and activities to commemorate the declaration. Events to Celebrate the Year of Artificial Intelligence As part of the declaration, the government will organise various activities related to the emerging technology of Artificial Intelligence. The government agencies ..

Finance Ministry Clears Niti Aayog’s Proposal on AI

The Union Government is soon expected to launch a national policy on artificial intelligence (AI). Features of the Proposed Policy The government will launch a National AI programme under which a task force would be constituted under Principal Scientific Advisor K Vijay Raghavan to identify projects and initiatives in which to implement the AI technology. Establishing a ..

IIT Kharagpur collaborates with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP)

IIT Kharagpur has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP) to promote learning and development in the artificial intelligence (AI). The aim of the portal is to make the search for AI learning resources simpler and more accessible to learners, practitioners and researchers in India. The initiative ..

Union Health Ministry signs a pact with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence to explore AI for combating tuberculosis

The Central TB Division of the Health Ministry has signed a pact with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (WIAI) to explore the application of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology in its fight against TB. As per pact, Wadhwani AI would support the National TB programme in vulnerability and hot-spot mapping, modelling novel methods of screening and ..

Wipro partners with IISc on robotics and 5G

Wipro has partnered with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems – robotics and 5G. Both the organizations have jointly set up a hybrid industry-academia collaboration unit – Wipro IISc Research and Innovation Network (WIRIN) – which will drive idea discovery, research and innovation in technology and product ..