Government has unveiled a platform to drive collaboration between the industry and research institutes to implement technology-based social impact innovations and solutions in the country. The launch commemorates India’s 75 years of independence – Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and presents an opportunity to bring national and global communities closer to the country’s technology revolution, said a release.
What exactly is Manthan platform
The Manthan platform aims to promote collaboration at scale between industry and the scientific research and development ecosystem to help meet India’s scientific missions and goals in alignment with the UN defined Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) charter. It will facilitate knowledge transfers and interactions through information exchange sessions, exhibitions, and events to develop a framework for future science, innovation, and technology-led growth. The platform is powered by NSEIT. A 100% subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India, NSEIT Limited is a global technology enterprise that offers a range of digital, data analytics, automation, cybersecurity, and technology-enabled services.
The platform will provide the necessary fulcrum for transforming the nation through innovative ideas, inventive minds, and public-private-academia collaboration to achieve the country’s sustainability goals, said Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, Office of PSA.
Anantharaman Sreenivasan, managing director and chief executive officer of NSEIT, said it will help new concepts, science-led ideas, and new technology outcomes find swifter adoption across the country.