30 lakh govt officials to be trained in artificial intelligence by 2023

30 lakh govt officials to be trained in artificial intelligence by 2023

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said more than 30 lakh central and state government officials will be trained and exposed to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI),

machine learning and blockchain by 2023 for effective governance and service delivery at the grassroots.

He said there are 25 central training institutions, 33 state-level administrative training institutions and other civil service training institution

the Minister of State for Personnel, said artificial intelligence (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.

He said civil servants will soon use these techniques in day-to-day work and administration.

He said the use of Aadhaar for vaccine rollout and vaccine delivery through drones in difficult areas or the JAM trinity to link Jan Dhan accounts,

mobile numbers and Aadhaar cards of Indians to plug the leakage of government subsidies through Direct benefit Transfer (DBT) and Unified Payments Interface (UPI) are some of the examples of technology adoption.