Artificial intelligence can add $ 450- $ 500 billion to GDP by 2025: NASSCOM
Pune: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data could add $450-$500 billion to India’s GDP by 2025, commerce physique Nasscom said in a report.
According to the ‘Unlock Value from Data and AI: The Indian Opportunity’ report, this may in flip assist India’s monetary progress and restoration.
Nasscom’s movement plan recommends specializing in 5 key areas — method, info, know-how stack, experience and execution.
According to the report, if India acts shortly, it can flip right into a frontrunner in establishing a holistic info utilization and AI effort, significantly as worldwide areas emerge from the pandemic and world monetary slowdown.
The movement plan and report has been reviewed by commerce leaders along with N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons; Rishad Premji, Chairman, Wipro; UB Pravin Rao, Chairman, Nasscom and Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India.
The strategies had been moreover supplied to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it said.
“Digital India has reimagined how our government connects with citizens and accelerated deployment of AI and other emerging technologies will help further this objective. In order to harness its full potential, India needs to embrace AI innovation and regulation with an open, inclusive…and a collaborative mindset,” said Minister of Law and Justice, Communications, Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Speaking at a panel dialogue on the digital launch of the report, Wipro chairman Rishad Premji said it was important to have an entire view of what India can drive.
“How do we ensure we move beyond from pilots to scalability. We do a great job in starting ideas off and getting them into pilot mode, but how do we get real scale where the magic lies andidentify the challenges that lie in getting a pilot to scale,” said Premji.
Rao, echoing comparable sentiments, said the nation desires a razor-sharp think about execution, provided that there are alternate options to use AI in every sector.
The report suggests three key interventions to create a vibrant info monetary system in India.
This consists of determining datasets of nationwide significance with each ministry with specific use cases, launching a program to create a market of data and derived belongings, and establishing a central firm for outlining and imposing info necessities.
It recommends specializing in establishing a vibrant info monetary system by rising high quality datasets, info governance necessities and data market and strengthening capabilities which can place India as a world hub, enabling funding, jobs and innovation.
“India is at the inflection point of its digital journey… India has the potential to become a global hub for data and AI. The moment is now, to support and grow a vibrant AI ecosystem in India,” said Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari.
The report highlights the importance of establishing an AI innovation ecosystem and to search larger participation from the private sector and entrepreneurs.
“Data and AI’s true potential emerges from its ability to drive transformation across multiple sectors through a diverse range of applications. The report articulates the key structural steps that India needs to take to realise the value of this opportunity,” said Debjani Ghosh, President, Nasscom.