RAISE 2020, the Responsible AI for Social Empowerment Summit, began today at 7PM IST. After joining the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence as one of its founding members, India is playing host to the role of AI in empowering social activities and playing a deeper, more important role in socio-economic development. Among many elements, RAISE 2020 will address the role of AI in governance, promoting AI decision making to resolve human issues, adding responsibility to AI, developing the AI ecosystem, quantifying and analysing the available data for economic progress, and more.
RAISE 2020 summit's inauguration was addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alongside Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, Arvind Krishna, CEO of IBM, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Turing Award winner Prof. Raj Reddy, and Ajay Sawhney, secretary of MeitY. The key tone of the inaugural keynote was on taking India's digital endeavours forward by putting AI at the pivot of India's progress. The talk will be about promoting socially responsible AI, one which can offer a quantifiable improvement to livelihood among all.