October 7, 2022

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INTEL LAUNCHES ‘AI FOR ALL’ INITIATIVE IN COLLABORATION WITH CBSE

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THE CONTEXT: Intel has collaborated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to launch the ‘AI For All’ initiative, aimed at creating a basic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) for people in India.

Analysis:

  • Based on Intel’s ‘AI For Citizens’ programme, ‘AI For All’ is a 4-hour, self-paced learning programme that demystifies AI in an inclusive manner.
  • The programme aims to introduce AI to one million citizens in its first year.
  • The AI For All initiative based on Intel’s AI For Citizens program aims to make India AI-ready by building awareness and appreciation of AI among everyone.

ABOUT AI FOR ALL

  • The four-hour open content resource, which is available in 11 vernacular languages, 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, misconceptions around AI, and its application potential.
  • The AI Appreciation segment helps learners understand the key domains of AI, its impact across industries, and gets them started on building personal learning plans.
  • At the end of each stage, participants will be given personalised digital badges that can be shared on social media.
  • Intel is collaborating with governments and communities globally to build a digital-first mindset and expand access to the AI skills needed for current and future jobs.
  • In India, the AI For All initiative is part of Intel’s corporate social responsibility efforts towards democratising AI for all,
  • National Education Policy 2020 acknowledges the importance of AI and emphasises on preparing everyone for an AI-driven economy.
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