Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella said on Thursday that the environment close to developers and the pace of development in India is incredible. Let us tell you, Nadella was sharing his views on the imperatives of artificial intelligence (AI) transformation in areas like health care and education. He also talked about innovations related to Copilot AI assistant.
Announcing the expansion of the Code Without Barriers initiative
He also announced the expansion of the ‘Code Without Barriers’ initiative in India. Nadella said that this will help 75,000 women developers by 2024. He said that India is a place where developers and the pace of development is incredible.
India will overtake America
The Microsoft chief also talked about boosting productivity in business with ‘Microsoft Copilot’, building transformative AI solutions with Microsoft Azure, and AI security. He said he is excited to see new, innovative startups in India. India is expected to overtake the US as the largest developer community.
He said India is expected to overtake the US as the largest developer community on GitHub by 2027. Let us tell you, GitHub is a web-based service that provides the facility to keep the code etc. of software projects.
He said, ‘Today India is second after America in terms of total number of developers on GitHub. I believe that by the year 2027 or 2028 it will become number one. With this, India will be the country with the largest number of developers.
Nadella said that it is wonderful to see that the people of this country have really embraced this new platform and effectively led the changes associated with the new platform.