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December 18, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 pm


India recently inaugurated the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) Summit, with the Prime Minister highlighting crucial aspects of the nation’s AI initiatives. As the lead chair of GPAI in 2024, India played a pivotal role, and the summit witnessed discussions on various themes related to responsible AI, data governance, the future of work, and innovation.

Key Highlights of GPAI Summit:

National AI Portal: The Prime Minister discussed India’s national AI portal, emphasizing the AIRAWAT initiative and expressing concerns about potential deep fake technology misuse.

YUVAi Initiative: YUVAi, a youth-focused AI initiative, took center stage, showcasing winners and start-ups presenting their AI models and solutions.

Digital Inclusion: The Prime Minister suggested leveraging AI to provide digital services in local languages, enhancing digital inclusion.

GPAI Themes: The summit organized sessions on responsible AI, data governance, future work trends, and innovation and commercialization.

Delhi Declaration: GPAI members, including the EU, adopted the New Delhi Declaration, emphasizing democratic values, human rights, and responsible AI practices.

Global AI Expo: Various side events like panel discussions, workshops, hackathons, and the Global AI Expo were conducted, showcasing AI progress.

Delhi Declaration of GPAI:

Acknowledges the need to harness AI opportunities while mitigating associated risks.

Affirms commitment to human dignity, human rights, and democratic values.

Emphasizes fostering trust, transparency, accountability, and inclusiveness in AI.

Recognizes AI’s potential to contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Encourages international cooperation on AI research, innovation, and policy.

Endorses India’s proposal for a Global Digital Public Infrastructure Repository (GDPIR) to share digital public goods.

Calls for dialogue on AI governance and ethics among stakeholders.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence (AI):

AI involves computers performing tasks requiring human intelligence and judgement.

AI can’t replicate all human tasks, but some AI matches humans in specific areas.

Machine Learning (ML) is a subset of AI, with Deep Learning (DL) enabling automatic learning from unstructured data.


NITI Aayog proposed AIRAWAT, a cloud computing platform for AI research, analytics, and knowledge assimilation.

Aims to make India a leader in AI, transforming sectors like education, health, agriculture, urbanization, and mobility.

DeepFake Technology:

Deepfakes are synthetic media created using AI to manipulate visual and audio content.

Generated through generative adversarial networks (GANs) and often involve deceiving or misleading.

Require large amounts of data, raising ethical concerns about consent and privacy.

YUVAi Initiative:

Launched by National e-Governance Division and Intel India.

Aims to empower students (classes 8 to 12) with AI skills for inclusive development.

Offers applied learning experiences to tackle critical problems using AI technology.


India’s GPAI Summit underscores the nation’s commitment to responsible AI and global cooperation. The New Delhi Declaration sets the stage for a democratic and ethical AI framework. Initiatives like YUVAi reflect India’s proactive approach to equip its youth for the AI-driven future. The summit showcased India’s strides in AI and its dedication to fostering international collaboration.


December 18, 2023
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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