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CBSE and Intel signs MoU with 'Intel AI For Youth' program for students 

New Delhi: CBSE and Intel bringing hands together to bring in AI integration in India's education system, based on 'Intel AI For Youth' experiential methodologies covering social and technological skills. 

Friday both signed a MoU to digitally empower nearly one lakh students with Artificial Intelligence which include the roll-out of an AI curriculum framework for classes VIII, IX and X for 22,000 schools. Based on 'Intel AI For Youth', an immersive, hands-on learning programme using experiential methodologies covering both social and technological skills.

"AI has become a strategic imperative for worldwide economic growth and will continue to be one of the most crucial technologies of the future," said Shweta Khurana, Director-Programmes, Partnerships and Policy Group at Intel India.

The MoU also stated that Intel along with CBSE will soon be launching a 'National AI Olympiad' motivating young to showcase meaningful social impact solutions as evidence of achievement.

According to the company, it has been estimated that by 2030, AI, in all its applications, is predicted to contribute US$15.7 trillion to the global economy.

India's own AI strategy identified artificial intelligence as an opportunity and solution provider for inclusive economic growth and social development.

The curriculum was piloted with eight schools, training youth to create AI projects focused on social impact in 2019, with the aim to empower 1,00,000 students with AI-readiness skills in 2020.

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