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GovTech Prize 2024

GovTech Prize 2024:

India was awarded the eminent GovTech Prize instituted by the government of UAE at the World Government Summit.

  • India won in the “AI-Powered Government Services” category for its innovative iRASTE project that utilizes artificial intelligence to transform road safety.
  • The prize recognized the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways’ pioneering implementation of predictive analytics and AI across urban transportation networks.
  • The award was distributed by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai.
  • The Intelligent Solutions for Road Safety through Technology (iRASTE) project is a collaborative initiative between the Indian government, industry leaders and academic institutions.
  • It integrates AI algorithms and predictive modeling into proactive road safety engineering and planning for highways and city roads.