Design Thinking program was organized by the Commissioner of e-Governance to TNeGA officials on 12.02.2019 at Intellect Design Arena Pvt Ltd, Chennai to enhance the thinking methodology in a cognitive way.
Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli is going to support TNeGA on impact assessment of various departments’ interventions using advanced Data Analytics.
Support and collaborate on research pertaining to analytics and emerging technologies namely Blockchain, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence among others for various Tamil Nadu government agencies.
To conduct technology readiness, impact assessment, and impact evaluation for government policies, projects, and schemes.
Training and certification programs on emerging technologies for senior executives in various Tamil Nadu government departments.
Capacity Building in the areas of aforementioned emerging technologies for the Tamil Nadu Government.
To conduct workshops on regular intervals involving students in the areas of aforementioned emerging technologies.
To conduct CSR studies and its impact related to various government as well as non-government agencies.
To undertake projects such as smart/digital village initiatives to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural inhabitants.
Pontaq-UK India Innovation Fund would assistthe promising startups working on the problems identified by TNeGA and in rolling out the solutions for other Governments/markets.Pontaq is a venture capital firm of UK working towards cross border technology transfer between UK and India.
Pontaq with TNeGA intends jointly promote technology transfer between UK and the state with a view to create Jobs predominantly in sectors like Fintech, Smart Technology and Emerging Technologies.
Pontaq, on a non –obligatory basis, will act as the innovation scouting channel of the state. Pontaq will bring solutions(which are interesting companies that have technology or innovative solutions) which might be of interest/ are aligned to the interests of the development of the state.
On such occasions where Pontaq brings solutions to the state, the parties mutually agree that the state, through the respective department, will provide due consideration to such solutions, and upon successful completion of due diligence, will provide/facilitate a Proof of Concept (“POC”) to the solutions, if appropriate.
TNeGA which is creating Center of Excellence for emerging Technologies will have tie up with startup companies to create e-Governance solutions for which fund assistance will be provided by Pontaq.