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Embracing AI without reskilling workforce will impact jobs, warns Nadella

Bill Gates called for levying taxes on robots that take away jobs of people; slow down automation

Ayan Pramanik  |  Bengaluru 

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chief executive has warned that embracing (AI) without reskilling people will have an impact on jobs, even as it has displayed efficiency in delivery of government services.

“I think it is an exciting future but at the same time, you have to be very mindful of the impact of on That’s why I want to make sure some of the skilling work we are doing in India is going to help people,” said Nadella at an interaction with the architect of Aadhaar,

Nadella’s comments come in the wake of founder Bill Gates’ call for levying on robots that take away from people. Nadella pointed out that had been able to use to improve efficiency in government services in Punjab and Andhra Pradesh.

The India-born CEO is on a three-day visit to pitch Microsoft’s cloud platform as it plays catch-up with the web services of in the country. He signed a deal with Flipkart to host its services on So far, about 2,000 start-ups host their services on the platform and use its tools.

Reliance Jio could not have reached 100 million subscribers without using to identify users and the government had saved as much as $5 billion in subsidies using the backbone, Nilekani said.

“People can leverage data to improve their lives. For that, you need to build an architecture where millions of people can access the data. We really see this as a transformational journey for the next decade,” said Nilekani. 

“If all these technologies can be used for empowerment, they will become more acceptable because one of the challenges in the West is AI, and all these are going to knock down jobs,” he added.

“The centre of entrepreneurial energy in India for us is all around the cloud. It is fantastic — we have big brands like using Azure,” added Nadella.

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Embracing AI without reskilling workforce will impact jobs, warns Nadella

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Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has warned that embracing artificial intelligence without reskilling people would have an impact on jobs, even as it has shown efficiency in delivery of services by the government in India."I think it is an exciting future, but at the same time you have to be very mindful of the impact of AI on jobs. That's why I want to make sure in my case some of the skilling work we are doing even in India are going to help people," said Nadella at an interaction with the architect of Aadhaar Nandan Nilekani.Nadella's comments comes in the wake of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who has called for levying taxes on robots that take away jobs of people and even advocated slow down the speed of automation. He also pointed that in countries such as India, Microsoft has been able to use artificial intelligence to improve efficiency in government services in states such as Punjab and Andhra Pradesh. The Indian-born CEO of Microsoft is on a three-day visit to pitch ..
chief executive has warned that embracing (AI) without reskilling people will have an impact on jobs, even as it has displayed efficiency in delivery of government services.

“I think it is an exciting future but at the same time, you have to be very mindful of the impact of on That’s why I want to make sure some of the skilling work we are doing in India is going to help people,” said Nadella at an interaction with the architect of Aadhaar,

Nadella’s comments come in the wake of founder Bill Gates’ call for levying on robots that take away from people. Nadella pointed out that had been able to use to improve efficiency in government services in Punjab and Andhra Pradesh.

The India-born CEO is on a three-day visit to pitch Microsoft’s cloud platform as it plays catch-up with the web services of in the country. He signed a deal with Flipkart to host its services on So far, about 2,000 start-ups host their services on the platform and use its tools.

Reliance Jio could not have reached 100 million subscribers without using to identify users and the government had saved as much as $5 billion in subsidies using the backbone, Nilekani said.

“People can leverage data to improve their lives. For that, you need to build an architecture where millions of people can access the data. We really see this as a transformational journey for the next decade,” said Nilekani. 

“If all these technologies can be used for empowerment, they will become more acceptable because one of the challenges in the West is AI, and all these are going to knock down jobs,” he added.

“The centre of entrepreneurial energy in India for us is all around the cloud. It is fantastic — we have big brands like using Azure,” added Nadella.

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Embracing AI without reskilling workforce will impact jobs, warns Nadella

Bill Gates called for levying taxes on robots that take away jobs of people; slow down automation

chief executive has warned that embracing (AI) without reskilling people will have an impact on jobs, even as it has displayed efficiency in delivery of government services.

“I think it is an exciting future but at the same time, you have to be very mindful of the impact of on That’s why I want to make sure some of the skilling work we are doing in India is going to help people,” said Nadella at an interaction with the architect of Aadhaar,

Nadella’s comments come in the wake of founder Bill Gates’ call for levying on robots that take away from people. Nadella pointed out that had been able to use to improve efficiency in government services in Punjab and Andhra Pradesh.

The India-born CEO is on a three-day visit to pitch Microsoft’s cloud platform as it plays catch-up with the web services of in the country. He signed a deal with Flipkart to host its services on So far, about 2,000 start-ups host their services on the platform and use its tools.

Reliance Jio could not have reached 100 million subscribers without using to identify users and the government had saved as much as $5 billion in subsidies using the backbone, Nilekani said.

“People can leverage data to improve their lives. For that, you need to build an architecture where millions of people can access the data. We really see this as a transformational journey for the next decade,” said Nilekani. 

“If all these technologies can be used for empowerment, they will become more acceptable because one of the challenges in the West is AI, and all these are going to knock down jobs,” he added.

“The centre of entrepreneurial energy in India for us is all around the cloud. It is fantastic — we have big brands like using Azure,” added Nadella.

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