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Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and Romesh at the Launch event of Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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Romesh Wadhwani with the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi who dedicated the "Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI) to the nation in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao and Sunil Wadhwani

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Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and Romesh at the Launch event of Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence

  1. 1. AI FOR SOCIAL GOOD Inaugurated: 18.02.18
  2. 2. Sunil Wadhwani (extreme left) and Romesh Wadhwani (extreme right) with the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi who dedicated the "Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI) to the nation in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis and Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao
  3. 3. “Wadhwani AI is a prime example of how the public sector and the private sector can come together with good intentions to build a world-class institute, aimed at benefiting the poor”
  4. 4. “We will apply AI in all key domains such as education, public health, agriculture, infrastructure and financial inclusion. Success means bringing innovative solutions that achieve large-scale positive social impact. We hope this will transform how AI research is conducted and applied to help societies throughout the world”
  5. 5. Founded by Silicon Valley based tech entrepreneurs, Romesh Wadhwani and Sunil Wadhwani and housed in University of Mumbai, Wadhwani AI is India's first AI research institute and the first of its kind in the world - a non- profit research institute dedicated exclusively to applying AI for social good. Romesh and Sunil have committed $30 million to the institute over its first 10 years.
  6. 6. Romesh Wadhwani greets the Hon’ble Prime Minister on behalf of Wadhwani AI
  7. 7. Wadhwani AI research will harness the power of AI to solve deep rooted problems in healthcare, education, agriculture and infrastructure to accelerate social development

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