Topic : Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
6. “Artificial intelligence is going to change every industry, but we have to understand its limits”. In light of this, discuss the benefits and challenges associated with AI in Indian context. (250 words)
Why the question:
The question is premised on the theme of AI and the revolution it possibly will bring in the coming days.
Key Demand of the question:
Discuss the benefits and challenges associated with AI in Indian context.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Start by defining what you understand by AI.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of machines to learn and reason through analogy, analyze, interpret information, recognize speech, visual perception and take decisions. In other words, AI is application of human intelligence by the machines.
Discuss in detail the challenges and benefits of AI specific to Indian context.
Benefits ranging from- contribution to economy, access to affordable healthcare, education, agriculture, benefit in infrastructure and transportation sector, manufacturing sector etc.
List down the challenges such as – lack of AI expertise, lack of adequate data, lack of funding and deadline, unemployment etc.
Suggest solutions and explain what needs to be done to overcome the above mentioned challenges.
To truly harness AI’s transformative potential, India must address its lack of expertise in AI research and come up with multi-pronged strategy to innovate and achieve in this direction.