Manthan Platform wins the Best Tech Initiative award

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Overview:

The Manthan platform won NSEIT the Best Tech Initiative of the Year at the Dun & Bradstreet Business Excellence Awards 2022.

What is Manthan Platform?

  • The award was presented for building the technology infrastructure to support Manthan.
  • Manthan is a platform that promotes collaboration at scale between industry and the scientific research and development ecosystem.
  • The development of the platform was conceptualized and implemented by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India.
  • It is aimed at promoting collaboration between industry and the scientific research and development ecosystem.
  • It was launched on India’s 76th Independence Day.
  • Manthan empowers multiple stakeholders to collaborate for co-creating solutions aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and our national scientific missions.

 

NSEIT:

  • NSEIT Limited is a global technology enterprise focused on delivering excellence in a complex digital environment, primarily in the banking, insurance, and capital market ecosystem.
  • It is a 100% subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India.
  • Their key service pillars are Application Modernization, Business Transformation, Data Analytics, Infrastructure & Cloud Services, Cybersecurity, EdTech, and online examinations solutions.

 


Q1) What is the role of the office of principal scientific adviser to GoI?

The Government of India (GoI) established the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) in November 1999 to provide pragmatic and objective advice to the Prime Minister and the cabinet in matters of Science and Technology.

Source: PIB