AI Regulations On The Way? Check Out What Government Is Planning!

Are there any global regulations on AI? How Indian government is planning to regulate AI? Read on to discover the latest developments and insights shaping India's AI landscape.

Shreshtha Verma
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AI to be Regulated Soon Check out what Government is Planning

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As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly pervasive in our daily lives, its applications have become ubiquitous. However, like any technology, AI brings with it a set of both advantages and challenges. With its widespread adoption, ensuring security and regulations surrounding AI have become imperative. Recently, the government has hinted at its efforts towards regulating AI, with plans to unveil a draft framework soon.

AI Regulations in India

Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, disclosed plans to introduce a comprehensive regulatory framework for artificial intelligence (AI) by mid-year, aiming to strike a balance between leveraging AI for economic growth and mitigating potential risks associated with its deployment.

Government's Commitment to AI Development

Addressing attendees at the Nasscom leadership summit, Chandrasekhar reiterated the government's determination to harness the full potential of AI technologies while implementing safeguards to prevent misuse. He outlined the government's vision to utilize AI across diverse sectors, spanning from agriculture to manufacturing, with a keen focus on enhancing economic productivity and addressing societal challenges.

Insights from Nasscom-BCG Report

Chandrasekhar's announcement coincided with the release of a joint report by Nasscom and BCG, shedding light on India's burgeoning AI market, projected to reach USD 17 billion by 2027. The report underscored the pivotal role of AI in driving digital transformation across industries, fueled by increased enterprise tech spending and a burgeoning talent pool in India.

The report highlighted significant investments in AI globally, particularly in data analytics and machine learning technologies. It emphasized the growing trend of technology service providers offering innovative AI-based solutions tailored to specific industry verticals, such as healthcare, finance, and retail, thereby expanding their service offerings beyond traditional IT services.

Chandrasekhar elaborated on the government's strategy to regulate AI, emphasizing the establishment of clear guidelines and principles to address concerns related to bias and misuse. He underscored the need for proactive measures to ensure the ethical and responsible deployment of AI technologies, emphasizing the importance of a robust regulatory framework to foster trust and safety in AI applications.

Outlook for AI Talent in India

With India boasting the second-highest talent base in AI globally, Chandrasekhar emphasized the significance of upskilling initiatives to meet the growing demand for AI professionals. The tech industry has witnessed a surge in AI and machine learning roles, with organizations investing heavily in workforce development programs to bridge the skills gap and drive innovation.

Chandrasekhar reaffirmed the government's commitment to promoting a conducive environment for AI innovation while prioritizing ethical considerations and safeguarding against potential risks, thereby positioning India as a global leader in AI technology.

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