CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
IIT __________ unveiled Data Platform to Improve efficiency of Government Infrastructure Development.
A)
Mumbai
B)
Madras
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Kanpur

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Madras

Note : The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched a Data Platform of 'Integrated Database on Infrastructure Projects' (IDIP) to improve the efficiency of Government Infrastructure Development. It will help in effective decision-making among different stakeholders involved in the infrastructure sector. The development partner for the project is Akara Research and Technologies. It was launched on May 29, 2019 at the 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) held at IIT Bombay in a special session on Public-Private Partnership(PPP) in Indian Transport Sector by Prof G Raghuram, Director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, in the presence of Prof Thillai Rajan A, IIT Madras, Prof Swapnil Garg, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management Indore and Co-ordinator of PPPINDIANET.