IIT Jodhpur, JCKIF and Government of Rajasthan Partner in AIoT System and Technology Development

IIT Jodhpur, Jodhpur City Knowledge and Innovation Foundation, RajCOMP Info Services Ltd are joining forces to form a joint venture on AIoT system and technology development.

IIT Jodhpur (Source: Official Press Release)

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has signed an agreement with Jodhpur City Knowledge and Innovation Foundation (JCKIF) and RajCOMP Info Services Ltd (RISL), a government of Rajasthan enterprise, to establish a Joint Venture on Artificial Intelligence of things (AIoT) Development of systems and technologies.

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The AIOT systems will be designed, developed, prototyped, tested and produced at IIT Jodhpur Technology Park under the agreement.

The proposed ecosystem complements the semiconductor mission recently announced by the Indian government as well as local policies in Rajasthan. It will facilitate the creation of AIOT technologies by start-ups, MSMEs, professors and students in a wide range of applications, including:

  • Industry 4.0
  • Water
  • Health care
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Surveillance and security

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Signing the agreement, Professor Santanu Chaudhury, Director of IIT Jodhpur, said: “Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) is the new era technology that is transforming healthcare, agriculture, infrastructure and all industrial areas. The AIOT Innovation Center at IIT Jodhpur will give impetus to the growth of this industry in Rajasthan as well as India. This is aligned with the Indian government’s semiconductor mission.

GS Toteja, CEO of Jodhpur City Knowledge and Innovation Foundation, said, “With AIoT, healthcare organizations can improve the performance of human cognitive tasks such as diagnosis or therapeutics, helping clinicians treat diseases. Technology will be of immense use in the delivery of health care, especially in peripheral health systems.

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Sandesh Nayak, IAS, Commissioner and Joint Secretary, DoITC Rajasthan and Managing Director, RajCOMP Info Services Ltd said, “The joint venture will prove to be a milestone in the development of the state. The combination of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IOT) can be used for better implementation of public welfare projects in various sectors. This will also be beneficial for the start-up ecosystem in Rajasthan. »


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