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World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) 2022

Context: Minister of State for Communications, Shri Devusinh Chauhan, participated in Ministerial Round Table Meeting on 'ICT for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs' on 2nd June 2022.

Key Points: 

  • This session was organised on the sidelines of the World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) 2022. 
  • The WSIS is being organised by International Telecommunications Unions(ITU) at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 30th May to 3rd June 2022.
  • India has a significant stake in the AI revolution, given its disruptive nature and potential to transform economies.
  • The 'High-level Dialogue from the lab to the real world: Artificial Intelligence and the decade action' was also organised as part of WSIS 2022 to discuss issues pertaining to AI and allied sectors.

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