India joined GPAI to support the responsible and human-centric development and use of AI
India has joined as a founding member and launched the
Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI or Gee-Pay).
Under this move, India has joined along with the league of
leading economies including Australia, the US, the UK, European Union (EU),
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Korea, Singapore.
Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI):
GPAI initiative aims
to guide the responsible development and use of AI across the world.
The first of its kind
initiative aims to evolve a better understanding of the challenges and
opportunities around AI using the experience and diversity of participating
The main objective of
the initiative is to bridge the gap between theory and practice on AI by
supporting cutting-edge research and applied activities on AI-related
Under this initiative
experts from civil society, governments, industry, and academia will
collaborate to promote the responsible evolution of AI.
They will evolve new
methodologies through which AI can be leveraged to better respond to the
present global crisis around COVID-19 pandemic.
By joining GPAI as a
founding member, India will now participate in the global development of AI,
leveraging upon its experience around the use of digital technologies for
GPAI will be
supported by a Secretariat.
It will be hosted by the Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and 2 Centers of Expertise- one in
Montreal and the other in Paris.