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Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches TEJAS – Visual Intelligence Tool & WAW Portal at Silver Jubilee event of NICSI

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Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launched TEJAS - A Visual Intelligence ToolOn January 28, 2021, National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated (NICSI), a PSU under National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) celebrated 25 Years of its inception. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for MeitY who attended the event as Chief Guest released

  • TEJAS  – A Visual Intelligence Tool will provide data analysis for turning data into analysis & visualizations for Government Officials.
  • e-Auction India
  • Work from AnyWhere Portal (WAW)
  • NIC Products Portfolio which includes  several products to increase the branding of Digital India initiative of Government.

Ajay Sawhney, Secretary (MeitY); Rajendra Kumar, Chairman of NICSI, Dr. Neeta Verma, Director General of NIC, C P Gurbani, Chief Executive Officer of Tech Mahindra India, Debjani Ghosh, NASSCOM were present during the event.

i.TEJAS – Visual Intelligence Tool:

  • Has been developed by NIC and NICSI (CEDA-Centre of Excellence for data analytics) using indigenous open source technologies
  • To be used by both Central & State Governments to improve policy decisions & improve efficiency of government services
  • Purpose – For Designing Analytical report & transforming data  into visualizations.

 ii.Work from AnyWhere Portal (WAW) for Government employees:

  • The portal will help in quick transition from a physical workplace environment to remote workplaces.
  • It will also ensure safe access to Department Applications.
  • The government employees will get access to key resources like applications of organizations, data and communication with fellow officials.

iii.e-Auction India 

  • The portal will be responsible for carrying out the forward & reverse auctions of Government departments and organizations.
  • It aims to ensure  transparency & non-discrimination
  • Using it officials can access auction documents, online submission of quotes, clarifications  from any place and on 24X7 basis.

iv.List of products released by NIC Products Portfolio   are

  • eOffice – Digital Workplace solution, it is currently being used by around 600 institutions
  • GePNIC – Government eProcurement System
  • Service Plus – Integrated eService Delivery Framework
  • e-Hospital – Remote Healthcare Service Delivery System being used in around 300 hospitals across India
  • BhuNaksha – For Cadastral Mapping (map showing or recording property boundaries)
  • e-Prisons – IT solution for Prison Management
  • eCourts – Justice Delivery System
  • Darpan – Government Dashboard Platform

Recent Related News:

i.On December 30, 2020 President of India, Ram Nath Kovind  conferred 6th Digital India Awards(DIA) 2020 organized by National Informatics Centre(NIC) under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY).

ii.November 28, 2020,MEITY and IBM India collaborated to establish an education & Skilling ecosystem through Common Services Centre (CSC) Academy to upskill members of the CSC ecosystem in Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Cloud.

About National Informatics Center (NIC):
Director General – Dr Neeta Verma
Headquarters – New Delhi