Telangana and Uttar Pradesh state governments are looking at AI for governance and development
Every state wants to develop their own states. Now then 2 states are looking forward for AI governance and its development i.e Telangana and uttarpradesh. These two states are giving the country a digital push by implementing artificial intelligence.
First will talk about Telengana state where they are planning for to introduce programs specific to AI throughout the year 2020.The state is also attracting investment from marquee companies that are setting up their research & development (R&D) and technology development centres in emerging technologies like the internet of things (IoT), AI, Machine learning, Cyber security and block chain.
Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao says that the state is looking to aid research in AI and also training workforce in the emerging technology. They looking to aid research in AI and also training workforce in the emerging technology and sought expressions with government think-tank Niti Aayog to roll out a National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence.
The government is happy to collaborate NASSCOM in bridging the skill gap in emerging technology space.
Coming to Uttar Pradesh state, it is also using AI to manage its prisons and examination system. The main aim of this state is that crack down on unlawful activities in prisons. It has joined hands with technology company Staqu to conduct AI-based video analysis across 70 prisons using their analytics platform, JARVIS. They scan CCTV footages of the prisons and alert concerned authorities. The move is an attempt to put a halt to criminal activities in prisons like use of mobile phones, knives and guns.
The state is also implementing AI-enabled bots to maintain transparency in the education and examination.