In the meeting of Committee of Secretaries held on 8th February, 2018, NITI Aayog was tasked with formulation of a National Strategy Plan for AI in consultation with Ministries and Departments concerned, academia and private sector. NITI Aayog has prepared and placed on its website on 4th June 2018 a discussion paper on National Strategy on Artificial Intelligence identifying following five sectors to be focused upon: Healthcare, Agriculture, Education, Smart Cities and Infrastructure, Smart Mobility and Transportation.
In order to create a policy framework and to develop the ecosystem for Artificial Intelligence, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, has constituted four committees covering all the aspects of AI. These Committees are:
- Committee on platforms and data for AI
- Committee on leveraging AI for identifying National Missions in key sectors
- Committee on mapping technological capabilities, key policy enablers, skilling, re-skilling and R&D
- Committee on cybersecurity, safety, legal and ethical issues.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry