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Over 30 lakh Indian civil servants will be exposed to emerging technologies: MoS Jitendra Singh

Indian government officials will be trained and exposed to emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Blockchain for effective serice delivery and governance, says Union minister of state for Science and Techonology Jitendra Singh.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 21 Oct 2022, 5:20 pm

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By the year 2023, over 30 lakh Indian government officials will be trained and exposed to emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Blockchain for effective serice delivery and governance, Union minister of state for Science and Techonology Jitendra Singh said in New Delhi Friday.

Dr Jitendra Singh was addressing Delivering a workshop on “Emerging Technology for Good Governance” for heads of Central Training Institutions (CTIs) and State level Administrative Training Institutions (ATIs) at IIPA, New Delhi.

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"Through CTIs, ATIs and iGOT-MK (Integrated Government Online Training-Mission Karmayogi), the modern technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), will be disseminated to 30 lakhs Central and State government officials," the minister said.

There are 25 Central Training Institutions, 33 State level Administrative Training Institutions and other civil service training institutions along with Capacity Building Commission along with the Wadhwani Institute of Technology and Policy (WITP) will jointly achieve the noble mission, the minister said, according to a release.

AI and Machine Learning can detect frauds in GST and Income Tax returns, Blockchain for securing Records and Certificates and Data driven Decision Making through use of Analytics and said civil servants will soon use these techniques in day-today work and administration, the minister said at the valedictory function of the two-day workshop in New Delhi.

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