Microsoft Unveils Ambitious Plan to Educate 2 Million Indians in AI by 2025: Providing extensive AI training for 100,000 young women through institutions of higher education in smaller urban centers will be a focal point. This initiative will involve the dissemination of Microsoft’s AI Trainer Toolkit along with offering industry mentorships to empower these women with cutting-edge skills.
Another significant effort will be the elevation of AI career prospects for 400,000 students residing in remote and tribal areas. Microsoft’s initiatives like TEALS, Farm Beats, and AI Guidance for Schools will play a pivotal role in raising awareness and providing opportunities in the AI field for these students.
Furthermore, Microsoft aims to equip 250,000 government officials with advanced AI knowledge to enhance the delivery of next-generation citizen services. In addition, a summit will be organized for 2,500 nonprofits in collaboration with LinkedIn to explore ways to leverage AI effectively in their operations.
Speaking at a conference in Mumbai, CEO Satya Nadella emphasized the importance of global consensus in regulating AI technology. He expressed his aspiration for widespread adoption of AI to facilitate an equitable distribution of economic growth.