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How AI, machine learning are being increasingly used to drive social good

Data and technology solutions are key to reaching the most vulnerable children at speed


The Indian government, too, has made AI and ML part of its effort to fight Covid-19, by using tele-health, tele-education, and so on

Shivani Shinde
While technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become part of many aspects of our daily lives in recent times, they are increasingly being used for the social good as well. 

Take the case of the Foundation to Educate Girls Globally (FEGG), a not-for-profit organisation that aims to find solutions to enrollment and learning gaps in primary education. The foundation identifies girls who are out of school, enrols them and makes sure that they continue going to school.

FEGG, which has been in existence for more than a decade, collects data on out-of-school girls by conducting door-to-door surveys at

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 6:08 AM IST

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