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India-Microsoft MoU on Digital Transformation of Tribal Schools

On May 17, 2021, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Microsoft signed a Memorandum of Understanding on joint initiative for Digital Transformation of Tribal Schools. This includes introduction of Ashram Schools and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) in tribal areas. What is the plan? Microsoft will make an Artificial Intelligence curriculum available for the tribal ..

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India

The World Health Organisation recently announced that it will provide 4,000 Oxygen Concentrators to India to help the country in its fight against COVID-19. Help from other countries The following countries stepped forward to help India to combat against the Oxygen shortage: The UK recently sent 495 Oxygen Concentrators and 140 ventilators to India. Ireland ..

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Google, Microsoft announce funding to help India tackle COVID-19

Google and Microsoft have recently pledged to help India fight COVID-19. Google is to provide 18 million USD (Rs 135 crores). Microsoft is to help India with relief efforts to buy oxygen concentration devices. The initiatives and the announcements about the funding were made by Sundar Pichai of Google and Satya Nadella of Microsoft. About ..

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Israel: Google and AWS chosen for 1 billion Nimbus Project

The Government of Israel has chosen Google and Amazon Web Services to provide cloud services for its military and Public Sector Units. The project is to be implemented in four phases and has been named the “Nimbus” project. About Nimbus Project The Nimbus Project is to be implemented at an estimated cost of 1 billion ..

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Microsoft Research Lab develops Machine Translation tool for Gondi language

Microsoft Research Lab, in collaboration with CGNet Swara, an Indian-voice based online portal, has launched an Interactive Neural Machine Translation tool, which translates sentences from Hindi and Gondi and vice-versa. CGNet Swara is an Indian voice-based online portal that gives people in the forests of central tribal India a platform for expression by reporting local ..

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