‘Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Youth’ program launched 

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  • June 10, 2020
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‘Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Youth’ program launched 

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-II – Welfare Schemes & GS-III – Artificial Intelligence

In News:

  • Recently, the Ministry of Electronics and IT has launched a National Program for the youth Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Youth
  • The government has also launched India’s National Artificial Intelligence Portal

Key takeaways 

  • It is designed to reach out to students from Government schools pan India and provide them with an opportunity to become part of the skilled workforce in an inclusive manner.
  • It aims to help reduce the skill gap, while enabling youth to create meaningful social impact solutions.
  • It also intends to provide a platform for relevant AI skill-sets and access to required AI tool-sets to make youth digitally ready for the future.
  • It is open to students of class 8th to class 12th from Central and State government-run schools (including KVS, NVS, JNV) from across the country.
  • It will be implemented in a phase-wise manner. 
  • In its first phase, each State will nominate 10 teachers as per the eligibility criteria.
  • National Artificial Intelligence Portal
    • It has been jointly developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).
    • It will work as a one stop digital platform for sharing of resources such as articles, startups, investment funds in AI etc. 

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