Our 2018 publication 'Artificial intelligence in India – hype or reality' revealed positive views among business decision makers and regular participants in terms of AI’s potential to contribute towards socioeconomic causes like economic growth, health and well-being, and education. In addition, the government has a favourable attitude towards the use of AI to meet these goals.
Indeed, it has stepped up its efforts to kick-start and popularise AI research and development. The AI Task Force, formed under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, has brought
together experts from diverse fields to shape the AI roadmap for the nation and has recently released its findings and recommendations to the government.
This publication highlights some of the trends shaping AI growth in general across the globe, its landmark applications in sectors across India and steps that can be taken to enable this further.