NITI Aayog For States Platform Launch by Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

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Minister of Communications, Railways, and Electronics & Information Technology Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw is set to unveil NITI Aayog’s groundbreaking ‘NITI For States’ platform, a pivotal step towards digital transformation in governance. This cross-sectoral knowledge platform is poised to serve as a Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) for Policy & Good Governance, revolutionizing decision-making processes.

Key Features of ‘NITI For States’ Platform

The ‘NITI For States’ platform boasts an impressive array of resources, including:

  • 7,500 Best Practices
  • 5,000 Policy documents
  • 900+ datasets
  • 1,400 data profiles
  • 350 NITI publications

These resources cover a wide spectrum of sectors such as Agriculture, Education, Energy, Health, Manufacturing, MSME, Tourism, Urban Development, Water resources & WASH. Additionally, the platform addresses cross-cutting themes like Gender and Climate Change. Its user-friendly interface ensures seamless navigation across various devices including mobile phones.

Empowering Decision-Makers

By providing government officials with contextually relevant knowledge and insights, the ‘NITI For States’ platform aims to enhance the quality of decision-making processes. District collectors and block-level functionaries will benefit from access to innovative best practices from different States and Union Territories. This initiative is a significant step towards fostering digital governance and promoting effective policy implementation.

Important Information:

CategoryNumber of Resources
Best Practices7,500
Policy Documents5,000
Data Profiles1,400
NITI Publications350
Sectors Covered10
Cross-Cutting Themes2
User-FriendlinessIntuitive Interface
AccessibilityMobile Phones

The ‘Viksit Bharat Strategy Room’

In conjunction with the platform launch, the inauguration of the ‘Viksit Bharat Strategy Room’ at NITI Aayog will introduce a dynamic space for visualizing data, trends, best practices, and policies. This interactive environment enables users to engage with information through voice-enabled AI and facilitates seamless communication via video conferencing. Designed as a plug-and-play model for replication at various administrative levels, this room is poised to revolutionize decision-making processes.

Collaborative Efforts

Several government organizations have collaborated in this initiative:

  • iGOT Karmayogi’s “SAMARTH” online training modules
  • NITI Aayog’s National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP)
  • National E-Governance Division (NeGD) for developing the Viksit Bharat Strategy Room
  • Bhashini for multi-lingual support
  • PM Gatishakti BISAG-N team with DPIIT support for geospatial tools

The integration of these resources underscores the collaborative effort towards enhancing governance through technology and innovation. The launch of the ‘NITI For States’ platform marks a significant milestone in India’s journey towards digital empowerment and efficient governance.

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