AI for good: Nasscom’s plan for creating wider social impact using artificial intelligence
29 April 2019 8:47 PM GMT
In an interview with YourStory, Nasscom President Debjani Ghosh explains the trade body?s plans to have deep engagement with startups in the area of AI and data science to come up with solutions that can address challenges faced by the country.
- Coupled with other deep tech such as machine learning (ML), and big data, as well as with the use of cloud computing, AI has disrupted several sectors and is addressing complex challenges in the areas of health, education, sustainability, etc.
- Nasscom CoE's aim is to serve as a platform for intelligence-sharing and technology collaboration between stakeholders, to build collective capabilities for the industry and country in the cutting-edge areas of data science, and AI.
- DG: It is the largest platform and among the major initiatives in the country to surface various AI applications and solutions that will spawn massive changes, transform several public service sectors, industries, and departments, resulting in an optimised use of resources as well as improving productivity to make lives safer and better.
- The 'AI for Good' programme challenged participating startups and corporates from across the country to present their best deployed and deployable solutions that leveraged analytics, IoT, computer vision, robotics, augmented reality, virtual reality, and natural language processing (NLP) in areas of healthcare, agriculture, education, public utilities, safety, smart cities, natural resources, transportation, governance, waste management, and fiscal management.