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NEW DELHI: Microsoft has committed to train two million people with artificial intelligence (AI) skills by 2025, chairman and chief executive Satya Nadella announced on February 7 at a event in Mumbai.
“We are very excited to make an announcement around skilling…We are devoted to equip 2 million plus people in India with AI skills, that is, really taking the workforce and making sure that they have the right skills, in order to be able to be a part of this domain.
But it’s not just the skills, it’s even the jobs that they create,” Nadella said. Nadella also talked about the cooperation between the United States and India on AI. The Indian-origin Microsoft chief said that AI can help in boosting GDP growth in the country. He also called India one of the highest-growth markets. Speaking about AI, Nadella said that it is a powerful new technology that needs to be diffused fast to every corner of the world.