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India has taken over the Chair of 'Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)' from which country?

Correct Answer :   France

India will take over the Chair of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) from France today, 21st November 2022.

* Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology "Rajeev Chandrasekhar" will represent the country at the GPAI meeting in Tokyo for the symbolic takeover from France.

* This development comes on the heels of assuming the Presidency of the G20, a league of the world’s largest economies.
* GPAI is an international initiative to support responsible and human-centric development and the use of Artificial Intelligence

* The GPAI is a congregation of 25 member countries, including the US, UK, European Union, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Korea, and Singapore.
* India joined the GPAI in 2020 as a founding member. Artificial Intelligence is expected to add 967 billion US dollars to the Indian economy by 2035.

* It is also expected to add  450 to 500 billion US dollars to India’s GDP by 2025 accounting for 10 per cent of the country’s 5 trillion dollar GDP target
* India occupying the chair also signifies how the world today perceives it as a Trusted Technology partner and one that has always advocated for the ethical use of technology for transforming citizens lives..

Source : AIR

Published On : November 21, 2022