Singapore-based on-premise Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup, HaiVE on Monday announced that the Tamil Nadu government has accepted its proposal for an AI standards body – the Tamil Nadu Artificial Intelligence Alliance.
The startup is tasked with developing the principal framework for the AI standards body. This will be crucial in influencing and enabling the government to police AI’s unchecked adoption. The AI Startup will also work with TN eGovernance on the same.
In a statement, HaiVE said it had identified some enormous pitfalls in AI adoption. These include unethical usage, lack of accountability, generative data concerns, inefficiency, and maliciousness. The company is well-positioned to work with the government and contribute to a meaningful certification structure for AI in the coming months.
Commenting on the development, Deepika Loganathan, Co-Founder & CEO of HaiVE, said, “Electricity and cooking gas are hugely dangerous items on their own, yet they have contributed significantly to our country’s growth. It is because every aspect of these items, from generation and transport to retail and end-user facilities, are met with a standards structure the government executives created by working with industry insiders and third-party consultants.”
“Similarly, we hope to leverage our wide spectrum of experience working with clients ranging from banks to startups in AI to help the Tamil Nadu government create a standards framework for AI. This will give it respect as an essential but dangerous yet ubiquitous utility of the future,” Deepika added.
While Thiru J. Kumaragurubaran, IAS secretary of Information Technology, Tamil Nadu government, termed HaiVE’s proposal promising.
HaiVE is a Singapore-headquartered AI company with an R&D team in Tamil Nadu that offers on-premise tailored AI solutions to clients in Australia and India. The startup is also working to build a similar advisory relationship with Australia’s government.