TechSagar – National Repository of India’s Cybertech Capabilities designed and developed by Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launched by National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt. Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant.
National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office in partnership with DSCI has launched TechSagar – a platform to discover India’s technological capability through a portal which lists business and research entities,from the IT Industry, Start-ups, Academia and even Individual Researchers. It was formally launched by Lt. Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator of India. As India aspires to become a Trillion Dollar Digital economy, the repository will facilitate new opportunities for businesses and academia to collaborate, connect and innovate, in future.
TechSagar is a consolidated and comprehensive repository of India’s Cybertech capabilities which provides actionable insights about capabilities of the Indian Industry, Academia & Research; across 25 technology areas like IoT, AI/ML, Block Chain, Cloud & Virtualisation, Robotics & Automation, AR/VR, Wireless & Networking, and more. It allows targeted search, granular navigation and drilldown methods using more than 3000 niche capabilities. As of now, the repository features 4000+ entities from Industry, Academia & Research including large enterprises and start-ups providing a country level view of India’s Cyber competencies. The portal can be accessed at: www.techsagar.in
TechSagar is a dynamic platform which shall be frequently updated with new entities and information to maintain its relevancy and usefulness. The repository facilitates several opportunities for innovation through collaboration, and also endeavours to provide direction for a strategic cyber roadmap of the country in R&D, industry development, and strengthening the preparedness of National Security.
Launching TechSagar, Lt. Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator, GoI, said, “In order to combat the growing threat from cybercrime, there is an urgent need to collaborate and develop Cyber Technology capabilities in India. With the launch of TechSagar, we have sown the seed for start-ups to prosper in cyber tech. This is a good example of Government facilitating Industry growth in a strategic domain. I compliment DSCI, in developing an excellent Repository.”
Speaking at the occasion, Rama Vedashree, CEO, DSCI, said, “Cyber technology capabilities have become central to our National strategic outlook and there was an urgent need for developing TechSagar. Start-ups, enterprises, academia, researchers, and R&D institutes in the country need to synergise their efforts and work in tandem to make India a Technology leader. DSCI is privileged to partner with National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office and launch this repository which will enable targeted search of India’s tech capabilities and open gates for innovation and collaboration across Industry and Academia.”