India Lags in Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index

The use of artificial intelligence and such type of emerging technologies is almost prevalent in every industry now. As it has the potential to transform all areas of people’s lives, the need for updated skill sets, attitudes, and practices is

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Union Health Ministry Looks Over Artificial Intelligence to Deploy in Public Health in India

India continues to experience 22-25 percent growth in the medical tourism sector and it is expected to be worth US$ 9 billion by 2020. The Government of India is also planning to intensify public health spending to 2.5 percent of

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Data Science Can Assist to Accomplish Economic Goals in Modi 2.0 Governance

After locking a powerful electoral mandate last month for the next five-year term, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP has a unique opportunity to drive the country’s economic reforms without populist hues. The government has also a tempting and massive

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Union Budget 2019: What is it Means for AI and Big Data Industry in India

Recently, the Union Budget 2019 has presented by newly appointed Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, the first woman full-time finance minister of India. This is the first budget in the second tenure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led UPA government that

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New Zealand to Invest $8 Million to Intensify Focus on Cybersecurity

The government of New Zealand has announced that it will intensify the focus on cybersecurity extracting the funding from 2019 budget and also considers the revision of cybersecurity strategies. The government has allocated around $8 million over the next 4

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Tech Mahindra and IIT Kanpur Collaborate to Address Future Cyber Security Challenges

Sign MoU to support joint academic initiatives and research New Delhi / Kanpur, 10thJune,2019:Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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UTS Student Builds Portable Robotics for Stroke Afflicted Patients

A University of Technology Sydney (UTS) student has recently won a competition with his persuasive idea to address stroke-afflicted patients. The reports noted that over 56,000 Australians every year are suffering from a stroke wherein many of them are not

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India Stands at 9th place in ‘Quantity of AI Specialists’ While the US Tops the Charts

The annual report of Canadian Startup Element AI revealed that there were around 22,400 people worldwide as AI top talents. The report is based on population working in the AI field. Out of the total AI talents, 50 percent straight

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NITI Aayog Decides Indexing to Rank Indian States Based on AI Adoption

The government body NITI Aayog is planning to develop an ‘AI Readiness Index’ which will rank the Indian states as per their capacity to adopt artificial intelligence either for public delivery or to operate over its innovative potentials. Earlier the

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NITI Aayog Plans to Invest Rs.7500 Crore to Boost Artificial Intelligence Infrastructure in India

To create an institutional framework for artificial intelligence (AI) in the country, the NITI Aayog has drawn up an investment plan to pump in Rs 7,500 crore for the development of Artificial Intelligence infrastructure in the country. This funding would

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