After assuming the G20 Presidency, Indian Government to assume the Chair of Global Partnership on AI(GPAI)

Source: The post is based on the article After assuming the G20 Presidency, Indian Government to assume the Chair of Global Partnership on AI(GPAI)published in PIB on 19th November 2022

What is the News?

India will take over the Chair of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence(GPAI) for 2022-23.

What is Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence(GPAI)?

Launched in: 2020

Aim: To bridge the gap between theory and practice on AI by supporting cutting-edge research and applied activities on AI-related priorities.

Members: It consists of 25 member countries including India, the US, the UK, European Union, Australia, and Canada among others.

– India joined the GPAI in 2020 as a founding member

Secretariat: It will be hosted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

What is the significance of India chairing GPAI?

Artificial Intelligence is expected to add 967 billion US dollars to the Indian economy by 2035. It is also expected to add 450 to 500 billion US dollars to India’s GDP by 2025 accounting for 10% of the country’s 5 trillion dollar GDP target. 

India occupying the chair of GPAI signifies how the world perceives India as a Trusted Technology partner and one that has always advocated for the ethical use of technology for transforming citizens’ lives. 

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