Prime Minister launches ‘AI For All’

–  A CBSE, Ministry of Education and Intel India Initiative

 

New Delhi. : On the occasion of the first anniversary of National Education Policy, The Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched “AI For All” initiative with the purpose of creating a basic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) for every citizen in the country. This program is driven by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Ministry of Education and Intel India and can be accessed at https://cbseacademic.nic.in/aiforall.html.

AI For All is a 4-hour, self-paced,micro-learning program which as applicable to a student, a stay-at-home parent as it is to a professional in any field or even a senior citizen. It is divided into two sections – AI Awareness (1.5 hours) and AI Appreciation (2.5 hours). The segment on AI Awareness provides an elementary understanding of AI and itspotentials and pitfalls. The AI Appreciation segment helps learners get introductoryknowledge of the common domainsof AI and startbuilding personal learning plans.

The program aims to introduce AI to 1 million citizens in its first year and is one of the largest AI public awareness programs worldwide.To ensure inclusive access, it is available in 11 different vernacular languages for anyone with digital access. The content is also compatible with various talkback applications to make it accessible for visually impaired people.