What is INDIAai?

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Recently, the INDIAai and Meta India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration and cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies.

About INDIAai: 


  • It is the National artificial intelligence Portal of India which was launched on 28th May 2020.
  • It is a knowledge portal, research organisation, and an ecosystem-building initiative.
  • It stands to unite and promote collaborations with various entities in India’s AI ecosystem.
  • It is a joint initiative by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and NASSCOM.
    • NeGD: It was created in 2009 as an Independent Business Division under the Digital India Corporation (a not-for-profit company set up by MeitY).
    • NASSCOM: It is a not-for-profit industry association and the apex body for the IT and IT-enabled products and services sector in India.
  • It is the single central knowledge hub on artificial intelligence and allied fields for aspiring entrepreneurs, students, professionals, academics, and everyone else.


What is Artificial intelligence (AI)?

  • It is a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence.


Q) What is e-Governance?

e-Governance, short for electronic governance, refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the delivery of government services, exchange of information, and interaction with citizens, businesses, and other government entities. It aims to enhance the efficiency, transparency, accessibility, and effectiveness of government processes and services.


Source: INDIAai and Meta India sign pact to collaborate on AI and emerging technologies