- FICCI-ILIA Industry Roundtable on Natural Language Processing- 26th June, 2018, FICCI, New Delhi
With the aim to expand the horizon of NLP in Language Technology Market of India, FICCI-Indian Language Internet Alliance (FICCI-ILIA) in association with Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL), MeitY, Government of India, organised an Industry Round-Table on 26th June 2018, at Federation House, Delhi. The meeting brought together the key stakeholders of the Indian language industry to have interactions and further to facilitate a collaborative climate to discuss multiple aspects of this dynamic industry. The meeting was Chaired by Smt. Swaran Lata, Program Head and Director of TDIL, MeitY, Government of India, and was attended by 30+ industry and academic experts and senior officials from Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India. Key topics discussed during the sessions were: Natural Language Processing in India: Prospects and Challenges, the barriers of NLP researchers in the Indian context, and Scope of collaboration with Industry to develop an effective mechanism for NLP development in India.