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IndiaAI Report

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: PIB

 Context: Seven working groups of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) have submitted the first edition of the IndiaAI report.

  • This report outlines India’s strategy for the development of its artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem. The IndiaAI program aligns with Prime Minister vision of “India for AI and AI for India” and aims to catalyse the development of a 1 trillion-dollar digital economy.

  

About IndiaAI Program:

  • The IndiaAI program is holistic and ambitious, covering various aspects of the AI ecosystem, including compute infrastructure, data, AI financing, research and innovation, skilling, and institutional capacity for data management.
  • It also focuses on supporting start-ups and entrepreneurship, India datasets program, and the India AI Compute Platform.
  • The report details the operational aspects of establishing Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and outlines an institutional framework for governing data collection, management, processing, and storage.
  • It includes recommendations on leveraging India’s demographic dividend and enhancing AI skills, strengthening AI compute infrastructure through public-private partnerships, and implementing a Design Linked Incentive (DLI) Scheme to support domestic companies and start-ups.