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Microsoft & NITI Aayog signs agreement to bring AI tools for agriculture & healthcare



Microsoft & NITI Aayog signs agreement to bring AI tools for agriculture & healthcare: Details, Aim, Purpose, Highlights

NITI Aayog & Microsoft has signed an agreement to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to address issues pertaining in agriculture and healthcare sector. It also aims to promote and adopt local language for computing among others.  

It was signed between NITI Aayog CEO, Shri Amitabh Kant and Anant Maheshwari, President of Microsoft India.

This NITI Aayog & Microsoft partnership will help NITI Aayog to move beyond pilots and understand how to scale AI implementation in sectors characterized by a preponderance of public goods.

Under the agreement, Microsoft will provide NITI Aayog advanced AI-based solutions to address challenges in agriculture and healthcare including farm advisory services, healthcare screening models at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and build capacity for AI through education among others.

Microsoft will also support NITI Aayog by combining cloud, AI, research and its vertical expertise for new initiatives and solutions across several core areas.

Microsoft will also accelerate the use of AI for development and adoption of local language computing, in addition to building capacity for AI among workforce through education.

Besides, it will also promote STEM education in areas of AI studies and data sciences for young women in institutes identified by NITI Aayog.


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