The AI opportunity

Threat to job creation should be addressed

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai

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Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s recent statement on skilling up two million Indians in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) signals the multinational corporation’s desire to shape the Indian AI ecosystem in a big way. Mr Nadella also noted AI could contribute around 10 per cent of India’s gross domestic product by the time the $5 trillion mark is achieved, and Indian firms should not sit on the sidelines. While Microsoft has a headstart in generative AI due to its ties with OpenAI, other big players such as Google and Nvidia are also looking to embed themselves in this

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First Published: Feb 12 2024 | 10:37 PM IST

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