(THE GIST OF PIB) ‘NITI For States’ Platform

(THE GIST OF PIB) ‘NITI For States’ Platform


‘NITI For States’ Platform

  • Minister of Communications, Railways, and Electronics & Information Technology will launch NITI Aayog’s NITI For States platform and Viksit Bharat Strategy Room.

About NITI For States Platform:

  • It is a cross-sectoral knowledge platform designed to become a Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) for Policy and Good Governance.

The significant features of the platform include

  • A multi-sectoral live repository of Best Practices, Policy documents, datasets, data profiles and NITI publications.
  • The knowledge products on the platform span 10 sectors including Agriculture, Education, Energy, Health, Livelihoods and Skilling, Manufacturing, MSME, Tourism, Urban, Water resources & WASH across two cross-cutting themes - Gender and Climate Change.
  • The platform is an intuitive and user-friendly interface that allows users to easily navigate; and it is accessible through multiple devices including mobile phones.
  • This platform will facilitate the digital transformation of governance by equipping government officials with robust, contextually relevant, and actionable knowledge and insights, thereby enhancing the quality of their decision-making.
  • It will also support cutting-edge level functionaries like district collectors and block-level functionaries by giving them access to innovative best practices across various States and UTs.

What is Viksit Bharat Strategy Room?

  • It is an interactive space where users will be able to visualise data, trends, best practices and policies in an immersive manner allowing them to make a holistic assessment of any problem statement.
  • It also allows user to interact through voice-enabled AI and connect to multiple stakeholders through video conferencing.
  • It is designed to be a plug-and-play model to enable replication by states, districts and blocks.
  • Various government organizations have collaborated in this initiative by NITI Aayog.
  • It includes iGOT Karmayogi bringing online training modules called “SAMARTH” which can be accessed by the platform.
  • NITI Aayog’s National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP) has been integrated to give access to government data sets;
  • National E-Governance Division (NeGD) has extended support to develop the first-of-its-kind Viksit Bharat Strategy Room while multi-lingual support has been provided by the Bhashini.
  • PM Gatishakti BISAG-N team, with the support of DPIIT, has also been integrated providing for the geospatial tool for Area Based Planning.



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