KJA Task Group on Machine Intelligence
In a Review meeting held by Honourable Minister for Higher Education and Tourism on May 13, 2015, issues pertaining to Machine Intelligence, including 3rd Printing technology and IoT etc were discussed. Honourable Minister and Chairman, KJA suggested constituting a KJA Task Group on Machine Intelligence to address Machine Intelligence technologies. Accordingly, KJA held discussions with ACS, Dept of Higher Education and Principal Secretary, Dept of IT, BT, S&T and constituted the TG.
Karnataka is one of the leading states in technology and machining with a wide range of government, private sector and academia involved in a range of technology – including, machines, information technology, aero-space technology, education technology and a host of industrial technologies. Given this status, Karnataka aspires to rise to greater heights so that its citizens can be assured of advanced technology development benefits and the state can position a futuristic technology-climate that will prepare for an advanced, mature and economically prosperous state and national development processes.
Recent developments in smart mobile systems and cloud computing are enabling the connection of millions of devices and that has amplification of any governance, technological, efficient, moral and ethical imperative through a network of machines. Smart Machines are now becoming a cognitive, contextually aware computing system capable of making decisions without human intervention – that is the way of future. Machine Intelligence technologies – 3d Printing, indigenous Cloud design, Internet-Of-things (IOT), robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), algorithmic societal tools, social analytics etc are getting integrated into education systems, high-end industrial capability, analytical governance and citizen-centric services of improved quality of life through efficient governance.
KJA has decided that a Task Group of technology specialists/experts be constituted to prepare an action plan and bring out a comprehensive and actionable report. The Task Group is Co-Chaired by Mr. Venkatesh Valluri and Prof Chiranjib Bhattacharya.
The main task of the Task Group on K-MIP would be to prepare a strategy for Karnataka to take up leadership in development of Machine Intelligence technologies through an integrated development of key technologies, applications development, education and research and industrialisation. Click here for the Office Order
The Task Group has the following membership:
Mr. Venkatesh Valluri, Member, KJA
|2||Prof Chiranjib Bhattacharya, Professor, IISC||- Co-Chair|
|3||Prof S Sadagopan, Director, IIIT-B/Member, KJA||- Member|
|4||Dr. U. Chandrasekar, Director General, ESCI||- Member|
|5||Mr. Nikhil Chowdary, ESCI, Hyderabad||- Member|
|6||Dr. Mukund Rao, Member Secretary, KJA||- Member|
|7||Dr. Avneesh Agrawal, President, Qualcomm India||- Member|
|8||Prof. Ramesh Hariharan, CTO, Strand Life
|9||Prof. Ravi Kannan, Data Science Expert,
|10||Representative of ACS, Dept of Industry &
Commerce, GoK||- Member|
|11||Representative of Principal Secretary, Dept of
Higher Education, GoK||- Member|
|12||Director, IT/BT, Government of Karnataka||- Member|
|13||Representative of Board for IT Education Standards (BITES)||- Member|
|14||State Informatics Officer (SIO), NIC||- Member|
|15||CEO, Centre for E-Governance, Government of Karnataka||- Member|
|16||Dr. Maulishree A, CEO, ICT Skills Dev Society, GoK||- Member-Secretary|
|17||Dr BS Padmavathi, Sr RA, KJA||- Convenor|
For further information please contact Member Secretary of the Task Group at firstname.lastname@example.org
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