Naveen Patnaik Launches ‘Odisha for AI, & AI for Youth’ Initiative
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Odisha for Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence for Youth’ initiatives.
The State Government has roped in international technology company Intel for the initiative. In the first phase, the initiative will be implemented in Bhubaneswar, Puri and Cuttack.
Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik said that Artificial Intelligence holds an incredible potential to reshape our world and drive progress. Stating that his government has focused on technology driven transformation, which is one of the key components of our 5-T initiative, he assured that the initiative will augment digital literacy of the masses and make them familiar with the next generation cutting edge technology. It will also create an ecosystem fostering research, innovation, and application across sectors, he added.
Complimenting the State Electronics & IT Department, and Intel India for this collaboration, he advised all departments in Government to take advantage of these programme and train officials for enabling them to be at the forefront of the AI revolution.
He expressed confidence that the initiative will harness AI for economic growth, transformation of governance and the betterment of lives of our citizens and society.
Patnaik called upon all to embrace this new chapter to unlock the limitless potential of our youth, and build a future where Artificial Intelligence serves as a tool for empowerment of our citizens and inclusive growth of our State.