Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the enormous potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in the areas of education, training, and learning during his remarks at the G20 education ministers’ meeting. He emphasized the transformative potential of technology and its role in influencing the future of education.
Modi spoke on the crucial role that education plays in the advancement of humankind and civilizations. He described the ministers of education as “Sherpas” guiding humanity towards growth, peace, and wealth.
Prime Minister Modi discussed India’s all-encompassing approach to education, emphasizing the value of fundamental literacy as the cornerstone of youth growth. He praised the government’s “Nipun Bharat” initiative, which aims to increase reading comprehension and numeracy skills. He expressed his happiness that the G20 also acknowledged the significance of fundamental literacy and numeracy.
In order to deliver high-quality education and efficient governance, the prime minister stressed on the necessity for creative e-learning techniques. He covered the “Swayam” online platform’s accomplishments, which provides classes from Class 9 to postgraduate levels.
PM Modi emphasized the significance of reskilling, upskilling, and skilling the youth constantly to ensure their future readiness. He noted India’s project for skill mapping, in which the labor, education, and skill ministries work together to match competences with changing work profiles and practices. To identify and bridge skill gaps, the prime minister urged G20 nations to collaborat.
PM Modi explained the importance of digital technology in fostering inclusivity and recognised its potential as an equalizer and a driver of greater educational access. He also talked about the enormous potential of AI in the fields of education, skill development, and learning. The G20 was urged by the prime minister to find the correct balance between technological opportunities and problems.