The Manthan platform
Why in news?
Government unveiled the manthan platform to drive collaboration between the industry and research institutes to implement technology-based social impact innovations and solutions in the country.
- The Manthan platform promises to augment efforts to build and nurture industry participation in R&D, is also a testimony of our commitment to the UN’s SDG goals
- Powered by NSEIT, the Manthan platform will help scale up interactions among stakeholders, facilitate research and innovation, and share challenges in various emerging technologies and scientific interventions, including those that make a social impact
- 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
- Manthan 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 launch commemorates India’s 75 years of independence and presents an opportunity to bring national and global communities closer to India’s technology revolution.