NITI Aayog ties up with Intel, Amazon Web Services to accelerate digital innovation for public use

NITI Aayog has linked up with Intel and Amazon Web Services to establish a new knowledge studio as a hub for experimentation and collaboration with focus on agriculture, wellness care, and clever infrastructure.

The knowledge studio at NITI Aayog’s Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center will support showcase the application prospective of technologies such as machine studying, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, augmented reality and virtual reality, and robotics for use in the public sector.

The studio, which was inaugurated on Thursday, will serve as a hub for government, education, wellness care, and non-profit get started-ups to showcase their options.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant stated: “The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that effective collaboration and experimentation matter significantly when developing innovative solutions to address problems of scale in the country.”

“As the NITI Aayog Frontier Technologies CIC identifies societal challenges to address, it is important to embrace a culture of open innovation and working backwards from problem statements.”

NITI Aayog, a policy consider tank for the Union government, will encourage get started-ups to actively take component in the studio in collaboration with the Atal Incubation Centres and the Atal Innovation Mission.

Homegrown business leaders such as MapMyIndia (geospatial options) and Raphe mPhibr (UAVs), worldwide players such as Dassault Systemes are demonstrating their options at the studio.

“The studio… will be a hub for creativity, experimentation, and testing new ideas to solve challenges sourced from the community,” stated Amazon Internet Services President (Public Sector), AWS India and South Asia, Rahul Sharma.

Prakash Mallya, on behalf of Intel India, stated: “Cloud innovation is fundamental to unlocking the potential of future technologies to create scalable impact across sectors.”

The studio will adopt a hybrid working model to support virtual and workspaces to seamlessly collaborate.

Originally appeared on: TheSpuzz