NITI Aayog Launches Global hackathon On Artificial Intelligence

NITI Aayog is now partnering with Perlin – a Singapore-based AI startup – to launch the ‘AI 4 All Global Hackathon’ announced at AI conference organized by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the ORF, Which was the important current affairs of UPSC exam published by himalai IAS coaching center.The hackathon was held in Mumbai in November 2018 and the winners in this hackathon will get a prize worth of USD $50,000 in both cash and non-cash rewards.

‘AI 4 All Global Hackathon’ in this programme the great people like Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog; Mr Michael Witbrock, Head at AI Foundations Lab IBM; Mr Anandamoy Roychowdhary, Director of Technology at Sequoia Capital; Mr Prahbakar Reddy, Partner at Accel Partners; Professor Anup Malani, Co-founder & Faculty Director of International Innovation Corps; Mr. Ery Punta Hendraswara, Innovation Management at Telkom; and Mr. Dorjee Sun, CEO of Perlin are participated in the hackathon.

Over 2,000 submissions were received out of which the Top 10 teams were awarded at the summit.This hackathon held in two sections with Stage one is ending on 15-01- 2019 and Stage Two, which will only include shortlisted participants from the previous stage, will conclude on 15-03-2019. The privacy is not compared with data training AI algorithms

Challenges Facing:

  • Seeks to develop solutions in Distributed Computing and Privacy-Preserving techniques

The main purpose of AI 4 All Global Hackathon :

  • Promoting awareness and subsequently develop solutions that deliver the twin benefit of efficient computing to address the infrastructure challenges
  • Supporting meaningful social, economic and technological advancements directed at making people’s lives better.
  • Ideas for use cases of multi-party computation in areas such as Healthcare, Education, Agriculture, Urbanization, Financial Inclusion all these carried in the first section.
  • All ideas to be matured and developed in the second stage with a focus on privacy-preserving AI and distributed computing.

India is ideally positioned as a thought-leader and regional economic power to help bring the benefits of innovation in AI and distributed computing to communities in developing countries around the world.

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