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Meet Krutrim AI: Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal’s Indian AI Creation

Krutrim, India's own AI, aims to make AI accessible to everyone in India. It understands 20 languages, generates content, and plans to be larger than GPT-4 in supporting Indic languages. Users can sign up for access.
Meet Krutrim AI: Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal's Indian AI Creation / aidigitalx
Krutrim is an AI startup that is the part of the Ola group. / aidigitalx

Ola’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal led Krutrim Si Designs to release ‘Krutrim,’ India’s AI model. This happened at an event in Bengaluru, the main place for Ola and Krutrim Si Designs, where teams from India and the Bay Area, US, collaborated. Krutrim AI was launched more than 3 weeks ago on 15 Dec 2023.

Krutrim Si Designs started in April 2023, created by Aggarwal and Krishnamurthy Venugopala Tenneti, who’s on the board at ANI Technologies Limited, the company that owns Ola Cabs and Ola Electric.

Krutrim’s Vision and Purpose:

Krutrim is a project that wants to make AI available for everyone in India, which has more than 1.4 billion people. Its goal is to give easy-to-use tools to people, developers, business owners, and companies so they can use AI technology effectively.

Understanding Krutrim AI:

  • Definition: Krutrim is short for ‘artificial’ in Sanskrit. represents an AI model trained on over 2 trillion ‘tokens,’ essentially sub-words used in conversations.
  • Versions: Krutrim offers two versions – the base model launching soon and the more advanced Krutrim Pro, slated for release early 2024, boasting enhanced problem-solving and task execution capabilities.
  • Features:
    • Language Understanding: Proficient in comprehending 20 Indian languages and generating content in ten, including Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, and Telugu.
    • Size and Support: Claims to surpass GPT-4 in Indic language support, utilizing a specialized tokenization process for interpreting various languages and scripts.
    • Performance Comparison: Outperforms similar open-source LLMs across industry-standard benchmarks based on similar data volumes.

Easy Access:

If you’re curious about using Krutrim, you can sign up with your mobile number. They’ll let you know when you can start using it.

Krutrim AI Website: olakrutrim

If you’re in India and want to use smart AI stuff in a language you know, Krutrim is the one to watch out for!


The Elements of Krutrim’s Approach:

Foundational Models

These serve as the building blocks for a wide array of AI applications, offering significant utility to large corporations, researchers, and developers in creating diverse AI-powered apps.

AI Cloud Infrastructure

Krutrim provides seamless access to a multitude of AI models coupled with substantial computing power, functioning as a potent AI toolbox accessible via the cloud.

Silicon for AI

Going beyond software, Krutrim is developing specialized chips optimized for AI tasks, promising faster and more efficient AI processing capabilities.

Krutrim AI Models

Tailored specifically for India, these models are trained on an extensive dataset, encompassing diverse content, including substantial segments in various Indian languages. Moreover, these models are voice-enabled, allowing interaction with AI through voice commands.

Language Support

Addressing India’s linguistic diversity, Krutrim supports all 22 scheduled languages. It aims to enable content generation in Hindi, English, and 8 additional Indian languages by the first quarter of 2024.

Cultural Sensitivity

Krutrim is designed to embody and reflect Indian culture, history, and modes of thought. Its generated content resonates with a native Indian sensibility.


Krutrim’s performance benchmarks are impressive, showcasing its capability compared to other significant models such as Llama 2 7B.

Krutrim Si Designs aims to establish a robust and versatile AI model with a profound emphasis on supporting and generating content in diverse Indian languages. Its promising performance against industry counterparts showcases its potential in transforming AI accessibility and utility in India.

Krutrim AI Launch Event

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