Plenary Session: Artificial Intelligence for Effective Governance

Date:   21st April, 2018         Time:  1130 – 1330  Webcast

Venue: Plenary Hall, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Key Discussion Points

Role of AI in improving effectiveness, accountability and transparency of public delivery system

Promoting adoption of AI technologies in Government institutions

Leveraging AI for Social Good

Capacity building of Civil Servants in Context of AI


Sh. Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India (Moderator)

Dr. V. Kamakoti, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras and Chairperson, Artificial Intelligence Task Force

Prof. Rajiv Sangal, Director, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

Prof. Narendra Ahuja, Director, Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA)

Dr. Anurag Agarwal, Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB)

Ms. Debjani Ghosh, President, NASSCOM

Dr. Gautam Shroff, VP & Chief Scientist, TCS Innovation Labs & Member, AI Task Force


Sh. Jaideep Kumar Mishra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology