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IIT Madras initiates alliance to make Chennai 'Digital Wellbing Capital'

Chennai, July 4(UNI) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has initiated an alliance called 'Digital Wellbeing Alliance' to deploy digital technologies with the objective of making Chennai the 'Digital Wellbeing Capital' of the World.
An official release here on Wednesday said that the Institute will use its expertise in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, IoT and Motion Capture Technology to work for the well being of the community, specifically the young workforce and weaker sections of the Society.
The Alliance was inaugurated on Wednesday at IIT Madras by Dr. Ram D. Sriram, a renowned AI and healthcare expert and is currently the Chief of the Software and Systems Division, Information Technology Laboratory, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US federal government.
Speaking about the importance of this workshop, Prof M. Manivannan, Biomedical Engineering Group,
Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, who organized this alliance, said, “There are many issues that only an alliance can solve. We will brainstorm to identify those issues in this workshop. This Alliance is spearheaded by several passionate people, apart from me, including Prof. D. Janakiram of IIT Madras, Mr. Sridharan Sivan of S10 Health Solutions, Ms. Sharmila Devadas of MedioTek Health Systems, Mr. Subbarao of Chola MS Risk, emphasizing alliance of people rather than individuals.”
The stakeholders of this Alliance would be Academic Institutions such as all the IITs, Health technology companies, medical device makers, digital health players, medical institutions, corporate firms, Government bodies such as NITI Aayog and Certifying/Regulating Agencies. The ‘Global Alliance’ is an initiative of
IIT Madras along with Industrial partners, hospitals, and global thought leaders.
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Cyient to Partner with Hitachi Rail to Accelerate Signaling Technology Deployment

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