Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman addressing at the launch of the new Dashboard on Foreign Trade Data, in New Delhi on October 10, 2016
India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for India’s Economic Transformation.
The Minister said with rapid development in the fields of information technology and hardware, the world is about to witness a fourth industrial revolution.
She said driven by the power of big data, high computing capacity, artificial intelligence and analytics, Industry 4.0 aims to digitise the manufacturing sector.
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Sitharaman said the panel will comprise experts, academics, researchers and industry leaders and will explore possibilities to leverage AI for development across various fields.
The task force will submit concrete and implementable recommendations for government, industry and research institutions.