PM Modi Met Nvidia CEO

PM Modi meets Nvidia CEO, discusses India’s potential in AI

8 months ago

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Nvidia CEO (American software firm) Jensen Huang. In the meeting, he talked in detail about India’s “rich potential” in the world of Artificial Intelligence. The meeting took place at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, the official residence of the Prime Minister in New Delhi. This is the second time that Prime Minister Modi has met the CEO of Nvidia.

Posting at X, PM Modi wrote “Had an excellent meeting with Mr. Jensen Huang, the CEO of @nvidia. We talked at length about the rich potential India offers in the world of AI. Mr. Jensen Huang was appreciative of the strides India has made in this sector and was equally upbeat about the talented youth of India.”

Nvidia also posted on its official X account, “Our CEO met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, underscoring the growing partnership between our company and the global technology superpower. At this second meeting between Modi and Huang, applications of AI and leveraging the nation’s talented youth were discussed.”

Nvidia Corporation is an American multinational technology company founded on April 5, 1993, by Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowski, and Curtis Primm with the aim of bringing 3D graphics to the gaming and multimedia markets.

NVIDIA started in India almost two decades back in 2004 in Bangalore. There are four engineering development centers in India, located in Gurugram, Hyderabad, Pune and Bengaluru. NVIDIA has more than 3,800 employees in India. Additionally, more than 320,000 developers based in India are part of NVIDIA’s developer program. NVIDIA’s CUDA parallel programming platform is downloaded about 40,000 times a month in India. NVIDIA estimates that there are approximately 60,000 experienced CUDA developers in India.

Seema Jain

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