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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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MedTech Industry comes together to partner Ayushman Bharat Scheme

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20 Sep 2018 | 9:14 PM

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) Leading industry bodies representing medical technology sector
today came together at MTaIMedTekon 2018 to discuss ways to strengthen healthcare
delivery under Ayushman Bharat scheme, a government programme to enable the bottom
40 per cent of India’s population access healthcare for free.

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IICC project is in line of New India; would generate 5 lakh jobs: Prabhu

IICC project is in line of New India; would generate 5 lakh jobs: Prabhu

20 Sep 2018 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu in his address at the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) here at Dwarka said that the convention centre is of global standards.

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Blaupunkt T V s are now Alexa skilled; operate set top box through your voice

20 Sep 2018 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Blaupunkt Televisions, launched recently in India with their UHD and FHD line up, come with a voice-powered Hybrid Launcher, powered by Sensy.

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Smartphone sales through Amazon growing by 50 per cent Y-o-Y : Nishant

20 Sep 2018 | 6:49 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 20 (UNI) Smartphone sales through Amazon is growing by 50 per cent Year-on-Year in India, Amazon India Category Leader-Smartphones & Consumer Electronics Nishant Sardana said on Thursday.

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Kottayam-Kochi Rubber Market Rates

20 Sep 2018 | 6:29 PM

Kottayam, Sep 20 (UNI) Following were the Rubber Market rates
announced by the Rubber Board here today per quintal
KOTTAYAM
RSS FOUR Rs 12900
RSS FIVE Rs 12450
ISNR TWENTY: Rs 12000
SIXTY PERCENT LATEX: Rs.

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