YUVAI PROGRAMME (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Schemes)

News-CRUX-10     11th December 2023        
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Context: The Ministry of Electronics and IT has said that the program - 'YUVAi- Youth for Unnati and Vikas with AI’ will be featured at the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) Summit beginning from upcoming week in New Delhi.


YUVAi- Youth for Unnati and Vikas with AI

  • About: The programme, designed to equip the youth with essential AI skills, has garnered attention for its innovative approach and commitment to enabling a future-ready workforce.
  • Collaborative Initiative: National e-Governance Division, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Intel India.
  • Aim: to foster a deeper understanding of AI, to enable school students from class 8 to 12 across the nation with AI skills, and to empower them to become human-centric designers and users of AI.


Features of YUVAiProgramme

  • YUVAi programmeis being implemented in multiple cohorts to ensure that maximum students stand a chance to become future-ready.
  • more than 8,500 students registered, post which, they attended online orientation sessions to learn fundamental concepts of AI.

oTeachers also enrolled into the program and underwent orientation sessions.

  • Shortlisted students attended online deep dive AI training and mentorship sessions with certified Intel AI coaches and experts – helping students enhance their solutions.
  • Top 50 students were shortlisted and they were invited to attend a four-day face-to-face rapid modeling workshop.


Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) Summit

  • It is a global platform bringing together leaders, policy makers and experts in the field of AI. It will provide an ideal stage for YUVAi to showcase its impact and significance.
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