India’s national policy think tank, The National Institution for Transforming India, NITI Aayog establishes Experience Studio with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel. The new experience studio is housed at the NITI Aayog’s New Delhi headquarters. The studio will open under NITI Aayog Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center (CIC). It’ll be a hub for collaboration and research to facilitate innovation among startups, businesses, industry domain experts, and government stakeholders.
The studio will demonstrate the possibilities and applications of technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, robotics, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) in the public sector. The experience studio at NITI Aayog will serve as a platform for the Indian government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit enterprises for developing solutions to build the digital agriculture ecosystem, enable digital healthcare, and develop the digital infrastructure for India’s smart cities.
Various industry leaders will show their solutions in the experience studio in industries like AR/VR, drone, geospatial, and IoT technologies in multiple verticals, including agriculture, healthcare, and intelligent infrastructure. There will be leaders such as Raphe mPhibr Pvt. Ltd. in the unmanned aerial vehicles industry and MapMyIndia in geospatial solutions. Centre for Advanced Research in Imaging, Neuroscience, and Genomics, which provides AI in healthcare and Dassault Systemes, will also demonstrate their solutions. Vizara Technologies and Agatsa Software Private Ltd will present their new products.
The studio will undertake events like hackathons, grand challenges, and other capacity-building efforts (AIC) in partnership with the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Atal Incubation Centres to encourage startups to actively participate in the studio.
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, and Rahul Sharma, President, Public Sector, Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd. (AISPL), AWS India and South Asia, officially opened the studio on 30th Sept, 2021. Prakash Mallya, VP and MD of Intel India’s Sales, Marketing, and Communications Group, virtually attended the inauguration.
NITI Aayog, AWS, and Intel collaborate to promote NITI Aayog’s aim to discover and deploy cutting-edge technology that can enable continuous innovation in delivering citizen services. AWS Cloud Innovation Centers model will be beneficial in efficiently solving public sector challenges through cooperation.