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Global IndiaAI Summit 2024 Commences



The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is hosting the ‘Global IndiaAI Summit 2024’, which begins today, July 3. This two-day event in New Delhi aims to tackle significant topics related to artificial intelligence (AI). International delegates, AI experts, and policymakers will converge to advance AI development in critical areas such as compute capacity, foundational models, datasets, application development, future skills, startup financing, and safe AI.

The summit provides a platform for leading international AI experts from various sectors, including science, industry, civil society, governments, international organisations, and academia, to share insights on key AI issues and challenges. This event underscores the Government of India’s commitment to the responsible advancement of AI, promoting collaboration and knowledge exchange among global AI stakeholders.

As the lead chair of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), India aims to foster discussions among global AI experts on crucial issues and promote trustworthy AI practices. Through the summit, the country seeks to position itself as a global leader in AI innovation, ensuring that the benefits of AI are accessible to all and contribute to the nation’s socio-economic development.

The focus points of the summit include enhancing compute capacity, developing foundational AI models, improving datasets, advancing application development, fostering future skills, financing start-ups, and ensuring the safety of AI technologies. By addressing these areas, the summit aims to create a robust framework for AI development in India and beyond.

The event will also highlight India’s efforts to lead in AI innovation and its commitment to ensuring that AI’s advantages are distributed equitably. This aligns with the broader goal of using AI to drive socio-economic progress and improve the quality of life for all citizens.

The Global IndiaAI Summit 2024 is a significant step towards achieving these objectives, bringing together global minds to shape the future of AI responsibly.