VOL 21.1: AI revolution: Has India kept pace with the rest of the world?
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(September 24, 2020)
While some sectors have implemented automation effectively, the country needs to undergo a mindset change for wide-scale adoption of AI, feel experts.
In a joint initiative with industry, the government has set up four centres for promoting industry 4.0, across the country. However, there is a need for at least 20 such institutions to create best practices and spread the awareness of artificial intelligence (AI) products and its adoption by industry. An initiative of the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) together with the department of heavy industries, four demonstration centres that will escalate manufacturing to a smart and intelligent hub. Their task is to enhance competitiveness in every industry cluster across the country. They include the Centre for Industry 4.0 (C4i4) Lab in Pune; IITD-AIA Foundation for Smart Manufacturing; I4.0 India at IISc Factory R&D Platform; and Smart Manufacturing Demo & Development Cell at CMTI.
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