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NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up International Center

NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up the Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)
NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up International Center
 in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • This collaboration is part of NITI Aayog's 'National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence' Discussion Paper that focuses on establishing ICTAI in the country through private sector collaboration.

About Model ICTAI:

Objectives:

  • It will aid in Developing and deploying AI-led application-based research projects.
  • It will conduct advanced research to incubate AI-led solutions in three important areas- healthcare, agriculture and smart mobility- by bringing together expertise of TIFR and Intel.
  • It will experiment, discover and establish best practices in domains of ICTAI governance, fundamental research, physical infrastructure, compute and service infrastructure needs, and talent acquisition.

Significance:

  • Through this collaborative effort, model ICTAI will develop AI foundational frameworks, tools and assets, including curated datasets and unique AI algorithms. 
  • It will also develop standards and support policy development related to IT such as data-storage, information security, privacy, and ethics for data capture and use.
  • It will also develop AI foundational technologies to promote applied research that can scale for national impact and will lead to the creation of a vibrant and self-sustaining ecosystem.
  • ICTAI will also collaborate with industry leaders, startups, and AI services and product companies to productize technologies and IP that are developed by it.
  • It will also support skilling and talent development for world-class AI talent.
  • The learning and best practices developed through this model ICTAI will be used by NITI Aayog to set up future ICTAIs across country.

Question:

Q. Where are NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) collaborating to set up the Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)?
a. Mumbai, Maharashtra
b. Chenai, Tamil Nadu
c. Jaipur, Rajasthan
d. Bengaluru, Karnataka
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