Narendra Modi to attend NITI Aayog event on artificial intelligence today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the lecture series in which the key note address will be delivered by Jensen Huang, President and Co-Founder of US-based technology firm NVIDIA Corporation, the NITI Aayog said.

PM Modi will attend the fourth edition of the NITI Lecture Series focussed on ‘leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth’, according to an official statement.

The government think tank said the 2018 theme for the lecture series ‘AI for All: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Inclusive Growth’ is part of the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence aimed at evolving a robust ecosystem in India for AI research and adoption.

Union ministers, policy makers, experts from different walks of life along with Niti Aayog Vice Chairman, CEO, members and other senior officials will also be present on the occasion.

The Union Budget 2018 had mandated the Niti Aayog to come up with a national programme on employing artificial intelligence towards national development and since the Aayog has published a National Strategy for artificial intelligence (AI).