IT Minister Rajeev Chandrashekhar Meets Intel COO, Talks AI And Semiconductors

India’s IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar took to Twitter to share his meeting with Keyvan Esfarjani, the Global COO of Intel Corporation. The meeting was held at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Wednesday.

What Happened: The duo discussed the potential to enhance the existing India-Intel partnership. Chandrasekhar indicated that the focus areas included semiconductors, electronics, artificial Intelligence, global talent requirements, research and infrastructure.

Notably, Chandrashekhar worked at Intel from 1988 to 1991 as part of the architectural team that designed the i486 processor.

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Why It Matters: This meeting could signal increased collaboration between India and Intel, potentially creating significant opportunities in India’s tech sector. The discussion on global talent requirements suggests a potential for more job creation in the region.

The focus on AI, research, and infrastructure indicates Intel’s interest in leveraging India’s technological capabilities and infrastructure for its global operations. This meeting could mark a significant step in strengthening the relationship between the tech giant and the Indian government.

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