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Microsoft India signs pact with Niti for AI tools in agri, healthcare

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India said Friday it has signed an agreement with Aayog to deploy (AI) technologies to address challenges in agriculture and healthcare, and promote adoption of local language computing, among others.

India will support Aayog by combining the cloud, AI, research and its vertical expertise for new initiatives and solutions across several core areas, the company said in a statement.

will also accelerate the use of AI for the development and adoption of local language computing, in addition to building capacity for AI among the workforce through education, the statement said.

Under the agreement, Microsoft will provide Aayog advanced AI-based solutions to address challenges in agriculture and including farm advisory services, screening models at Primary Health Centres, and building capacity for AI through education among others.

Additionally, the statement said Microsoft will promote STEM education in the areas of AI studies and data sciences for young women in institutes identified by

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 18:35 IST