Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal Unveils Plans for Indigenous AI Ecosystem

Bhavish Aggarwal aims for indigenous AI with Krutrim.

  • Bhavish Aggarwal plans indigenous AI ecosystem with Krutrim.
  • Krutrim launches chatbot app, opens cloud platform to all.
  • Initiative aims for local innovation, reduced dependency.

Bhavish Aggarwal, the visionary founder of Ola’s AI venture Krutrim, unveils ambitious plans to establish an indigenous AI ecosystem in India. Speaking at an event on May 4, Aggarwal highlights India’s position as the home to the world’s second-largest developer community, advocating for the insourcing of technology development to harness local talent.

Krutrim’s latest endeavor includes the launch of a mobile app for its chatbot, positioning itself as a contender against global giants like OpenAI and Google. Additionally, the company announces the opening of its cloud platform, Krutrim Cloud, to enterprises and developers, offering accessible and cost-effective solutions tailored to Indian needs.

With a commitment to developing full-stack AI capabilities within India, Krutrim aims to disrupt the technology landscape by empowering local innovation and reducing dependence on costly Western cloud platforms. As the firm competes with industry heavyweights like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, Aggarwal’s vision for indigenous technology development sets a precedent for future innovation in the Indian startup ecosystem.