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May 2, 2019


Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two emerging technologies that can improve the manner in which decisions are carried out in business, management, governance etc. These technologies can have far-reaching consequences as they have the potential to transform the way public services are delivered. Thus, it is important to discuss the usage and potential of the technologies.

Apart from the demonstrated economic benefits, the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology have extended to other sectors such as education, agriculture, healthcare, financial services, and national security and defence etc. and holds the positive potential to address the challenges plaguing them.

An independent organization, Ananta Centre focuses on leadership development and encourages frank and open dialogue on the most important issues facing Indian society, to help foster its transformation.

With an objective to provide a platform for key stakeholders, including technology service providers, the government, corporates, academia and NGOs to promote social advancement through technology interventions, Ananta Centre in collaboration with KPMG India as Knowledge Partner, is organizing a series of seminars on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain for Efficient Public Service Delivery. The first seminar in this series was organized in Mumbai and next is scheduled in Bangalore on 2nd May 2019.

This seminar will feature an open dialogue between participants on the vast possibilities that emerging technologies opens up to current and potential users. Through this initiative, we aim at creating an overall awareness of emerging technologies and their applications in public service delivery, promoting technological proactiveness among participants, ensuring future adoption of best practices across sectors and thereby enable the participants to champion implementation of these technologies in their respective fields.

The participants will comprise of representatives from the government, industry, field experts, academia, start-up and NGOs. There will also be case study presentations depicting the application of AI and Blockchain in diverse sectors such as healthcare, education, agriculture, financial services, among others.

Focus Areas:

- Introduction to emerging technologies of AI and Blockchain
- Discussion on how these technologies can aid in the governance and transform society
- AI and Blockchain as disruptors
- Sector-wise impact of emerging technologies
- Technology firms as enablers of digital growth

Key Takeaways:

- Discuss, debate and arrive at ways in which efficiencies may be improved in the public sector across specific departments
- Ensure adoption of best practices as discussed by speakers
- Develop proactiveness with regard to emerging technologies among participants

Registration Details


Delegate Fee


Rs 3000 (Inclusive of Taxes)

NGO/Civil Society

Rs. 1,000 (Inclusive of Taxes)

Start Ups

By Invitation (Please use the registration form to express your interest
to participate)

 Please click here for registration: Confirm Registration

Start Ups and Technology companies interested in presenting case study presentations on the Seminar theme, may contact us.

For Further Details Please Contact:

Amit Tripathi
Ananta Centre
Email: amit.tripathi@anantacentre.in
Phone No: +91-11-43279003

Shreya Talwar
Ananta Centre
Email: shreya.talwar@anantacentre.in
Phone No: +91-11-43279009



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