Earlier, Altman said in a tweet through his handle @sama, “Great conversation with @narendramodi discussing India’s incredible tech ecosystem and how the country can benefit from AI. Really enjoyed all my meetings with people in the @PMOIndia.”
Modi replied, “Thank you for the insightful conversation @sama. The potential of AI in enhancing India’s tech ecosystem is indeed vast and that too among the youth in particular. We welcome all collaborations that can accelerate our digital transformation for empowering our citizens.”
Minister of state for IT & electronics Rajeev Chandrasekhar said AI does not pose much risk to jobs as the technology in its current form is largely task-oriented and not capable of dealing with a situation where logic and reasoning are needed.
PM Narendra Modi meets ChatGPT CEO Sam Altman, says ‘Potential of AI in enhancing India’s tech ecosystem is indeed vast’
“While AI is disruptive, we do not see in the next few years the so-called threat of replacing the jobs. Because the current stage of the development of AI is very task-oriented and not reasoning, logic, etc,” he said. “Jobs usually have reasoning and logic and AI is not as sophisticated at this point,” the minister said.
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On AI regulation, Chandrasekhar said the government will regulate it, taking into consideration aspects of user harm. “We will safeguard digital citizens through this technology. Our approach towards AI regulation is very simple. We will regulate AI as we regulate Web 3 or any emerging technologies to ensure they do not harm digital citizens.”
Altman, whose company deals with artificial intelligence technologies and has created ChatGPT, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and discussed various aspects of AI including the need for global regulation.
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