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17th August, 2022 Science and Technology


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  • Government unveils Manthan, a platform to drive R&D collaboration with the industry.


What exactly is Manthan platform?

  • Manthan platform, which aims to promote collaboration at scale between industry and the scientific research and development ecosystem to help meet India’s sustainability goals in alignment with the UN defined Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) charter.
  • Manthan can potentially change the landscape of science and technology-based social impact innovation and solutions in India. The platform 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.
  • This platform will empower to scale up the 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 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.

Final Thought

  • The Manthan Platform is unique and will provide the necessary fulcrum for transforming our nation through innovative ideas, inventive minds, and public-private-academia collaboration to achieve our sustainability goals.