BHASHINI to remove language barriers in using internet
Tags: Science and Technology
A brainstorming session with researchers and start-ups was organised by the Ministry of Electronics and IT with an aim to shape the strategy for Digital India BHASHINI (Language Interface for India).
About Digital India BHASHINI
It is India’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) led language translation platform.
It will make available Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) resources to startups and innovators in the public sector.
It is a part of the National Language Translation Mission.
Its objective is to substantially increase the content in Indian languages on the Internet in the areas of governance and policy, science and technology etc.
Significance of the initiative
It will empower Indian citizens by connecting them to the country's digital initiatives in their own language.
It will lead to digital inclusion.
It will encourage participation of startups.
It will create an ecosystem involving Central/State government agencies and start-ups, working together to develop innovative products and services in Indian languages.
It will play an important role in realising the goal of digital government.
It will Increase the Content in Indian Languages.
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