India Becomes Founding Member of Global Alliance on AI
India Becomes Founding Member of Global Alliance on AI

India Becomes Founding Member of Global Alliance on AI

  • India joined international and multi-stakeholder initiative Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) on artificial intelligence as its founder member.
  • “Delighted to announce that India has joined the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence or GPAI today as a founding member. This multi-stakeholder international partnership will promote responsible and human centric development and use of AI,” IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a tweet.
  • “This is also a first initiative of its type for evolving better understanding of the challenges and opportunities around AI using the experience and diversity of participating countries. In order to achieve this goal, the initiative will look to bridge the gap between theory and practice on AI by supporting cutting-edge research and applied activities on AI-related priorities,” an official statement said.
  • “By joining GPAI as a founding member, India will actively participate in the global development of Artificial Intelligence, leveraging upon its experience around use of digital technologies for inclusive growth,” the statement said.
  • This body is supported by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris.

About OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 37 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.It is a forum of countries describing themselves as committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies of its members.

  • Founded-30 September 1961
  • Headquarters– Paris, France
  • Secretary-General– Jose Angel Gurria Trevino

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